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HOW MUCH PLASTIC ACTUALLY GETS RECYCLED?

We're drowning in plastic. In 2017, the U.S. produced nearly 35.4 million tons (32 million metric tons) of the stuff, according to...

COCA-COLA SAYS CONSUMERS STILL WANT PLASTIC BOTTLES

The Coca-Cola head of sustainability underlined that the company will continue to produce single-use plastic bottles because consumers still want them.

PLASTIC POLLUTION POSES THREAT TO AFRICAN TURTLE PARADISE

Despite conservation efforts by oceanic island Príncipe—whose beaches provide nesting sites for green, leatherback, and hawksbill turtles—sea turtles...

THIS EDIBLE BLOB FILLED WITH WATER MEANS YOU DON’T NEED A PLASTIC BOTTLE

Runners in a half-marathon in London on March 1 might be a little confused at the water stations, where instead of getting...

REP. PANETTA CO-SPONSORS BILL TO BAN SINGLE-USE PLASTICS

MONTEREY – Requiring big corporations to take responsibility for their pollution, the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act was introduced by Sen....

THE FRAUGHT FUTURE OF RECYCLING

MANASSAS, Va. — The American recycling industry is in crisis — and cities are on the front lines.

ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC PACKAGING NOT ALWAYS MORE SUSTAINABLE

A fascinating new report from the independent U.K. thinks tank Green Alliance finds that, despite retailer and Consumer Packaged Goods companies’ promises...

MAKING THE GLOBAL GOALS OUR OWN

Global citizenship education should be central to efforts to encourage people to take ownership of the Sustainable Development Goals and make the...

OIL COMPANIES ARE INVESTING BILLIONS IN NEW PLASTIC PLANTS TO DOUBLE OUTPUT IN THE...

Less than 10% of plastic in the United States is recycled. The rest ends up in landfills, incinerated, or as litter...

CARBON CAPTURE GIVES WAY TO CARBON RECYCLING

A week ago, the U.S. Division of Energy commenced another battle to advance carbon catch innovation, in association with a fossil vitality...

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