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New Apps May Help Reduce Unnecessary Food Waste

There are a few high-tech apps that have helped users connect in innovative ways to reduce food waste and maybe even make a free...
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Vancouver Company Turns Chopsticks Into Furniture

A Vancouver company has found a unique way to reuse chopsticks as raw materials for furniture.
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North Carolina Invests Heavily in Plastic Recycling

A Swedish plastics manufacturer called Polykemi Inc. is opening its first U.S.-based factory in North Carolina and will be using a significant amount of...
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11 Ridiculously Practical Ways to Recycle Books

Are you looking to get rid of some old books but don’t know where to start? Here are the best ways to recycle them.
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Car Battery Recycling: A Step-By-Step Guide

Here’s the best approach for disposing of old car batteries to ensure they are properly dealt with for minimal environmental impact.
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Michigan Recycling Project Is the Largest Initiative in State History

The newly announced initiative, NextCycle Michigan, is supposed to kickstart the recycling economy in the state.
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Tucson, AZ Makes Steps Toward Being the First City To Implement Zero-Waste Construction

The city of Tucson has begun working with Byfusion, a company that makes block-machines from recycled plastic.
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Taiwanese 7-Eleven To Start Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic

Taiwan’s 7-Eleven announced they plan to phase out single-use plastic by 2050.
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Here’s a Sustainable Idea for Parents: Renting Baby Clothes

A new concept of renting clothes allows parents to rent or subscribe to a service and then receive only the amount of clothes they...
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We Need To Change the Culture If We Want To Get to a Circular Economy

Companies are trying hard to move toward circular packaging, with NGOs and advocates keeping pressure on top brands to take a bigger responsibility for...
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