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Most Dunkin’ Donuts locations still serve up coffee in polystyrene cups, despite the company's repeated promises to switch to an alternative material.
In partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, Timberland, HP and the NGO Team Tassy, the social enterprise Thread plans to improve quality of life for Haiti's streetside trash collectors.
Google says it is approaching waste diversion from both environmental and economic perspectives, and is reducing waste everywhere, from its data centers to employee cafes.
California is struggling to recycle its waste, including single-use disposable containers that are a lifeline for some of the state's poorest residents. Meanwhile, more trash is finding its way into the Golden State's landfills.
General Motors recycled 2 million water bottles, many of which are from Flint, into products including winter coats for the homeless.
The 2020 Summer Games medals could be derived from electronic waste, mostly from computers and smartphones.
The American Chemistry Council insists via a commissioned report that plastic has an environmental impact far smaller than alternative materials such as glass and aluminum.
One of the non-profits that benefits from its relationship with the national thrift chain Savers is Big Brothers Big Sisters.
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.