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'Moment Of Reckoning': Cities Burn Recyclables After China Bans Imports
By Oliver Milman, The Guardian U.S.
This new reality risks an increase of plumes of toxic pollution that threaten many black and Latino communities.
Big Business Wants You To Think It’s Fixing The Plastic Crisis. Don’t Buy It.
Here’s what corporations don’t want you to know.
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Can Sneakers Made From Recycled Plastic Save Our Planet?
Recycled plastic is keeping millions of discarded bottles out of our oceans, for now. But is it a long-term solution?
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Coke Hopes No One Notices All The Plastic Bottles Floating In The Ocean
The company says it's committed to recycling, but a new Greenpeace report says that's not enough.
Plastic: Environmental Enemy #2
Senior Writer, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainab...
With ghost nets, the carnage is repeated over and over again -- sinking when heavy with dead marine life, but once it has decomposed, the nets float back up to the surface, and the grisly process is repeated.
How To Solve The Plastic Pollution Problem And Poverty At The Same Time
By Mother Nature Network, Mother Nature Network
This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network: It's beyond sobering and bordering on infuriating: Almost every
NYC Recycling Now Includes Rigid Plastics; Bloomberg Announces Big Recycling Program Expansion
To avoid confusion, New Yorkers will receive mailers that describe the expansion of the recycling program and include illustrations
Recyclable Materials: How Many Times You Can Reuse Aluminum, Paper, Glass And More
From Earth911's Kathryn Sukalich: If you have curbside pickup for recyclables at your home, you probably have a general idea
Mardi Gras Beads: Recyclable And Reusable, If You Know How
Let me know how and if you recycle your beads and baubles on future trips to New Orleans. And bring me back a king cake too
Finding Fortune in Plastic
Author & Director of Strategic Research at ConsenSys
Unlike air pollution which we can see and smell, most think plastic is harmless, or merely an aesthetic eyesore when seen on the ground or in the water, Woodring says, and is perceived of as less of a planetary problem by the public.
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