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This summer many of Hong Kong's beaches have been flooded by trash, the vast majority of which appears to have come from mainland China.
Nespresso says its recycling program -- which it plans to expand to the contiguous 48 states of the U.S. -- mitigates the environmental impact of single-use coffee pods. But not everyone is buying into the company's recycling plan.
Apparently many of us are still too lazy to carry those empty bottles from the bathroom to the kitchen recycling bin. So, Unilever is inviting customers to share their washroom recycling habits — and share ideas what to make out of all that plastic.
Long notorious for its food waste, Starbucks is working with two nonprofits to do something with those unwanted food products that far too often end up in landfill.
One of the plastic industry’s oldest and largest trade associations, the Plastics Industry Trade Association (SPI), is nudging its members to consider zero-waste programs.
The food packaging industry has realized that in order to avoid more polystyrene bans, it has to provide an alternative in an era when many cities and towns are confronting diminished landfill space. One trade group is in its second year of grants in an effort to expand polystyrene recycling.
Alaska Airlines recently reupholstered more than 6,000 seats within its fleet -- and it found a solution for all of that unwanted leather.
Epson has rolled out a printer that recycles shredded paper into new, fresh sheets, creating a closed-loop recycling system within the office.
This week Levi’s announced a partnership with Give Back Box allowing customers to ship unwanted clothing in an effort to raise up to $50,000 for Goodwill.
Dell will revamp 35 product lines to increase the recycling of what have already been 4.2 million pounds of plastics annually.
The Closed Loop Fund Fund announced 3 investments that it claims will boost recycling rates and reduce the annual $5B that cities spend on trash collection.
Ammo Liao has designed the recyclable Bio-Knit sneaker, which eschews the multi-faceted approach taken toward the manufacturing of athletic shoes.