Bioplastics are rolling to market fast, with biobased resin makers touting their wares as compost-facility ready. But is it a given that these alternatives to conventional plastics will break down well and quickly under composters’ operating conditions?
Greenwashing is on the rise since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015, and regulators, investors, and consumers are on the lookout for companies’ potentially misleading claims about their sustainability work. In this Q&A, Alexandra Mihailescu Cichon, chief commercial officer at RepRisk, dives into what companies and investors should know about this scrutinized practice.
A new ReFED report shows the percentage of retail food waste in the U.S. has dropped in the past three years, but not as much as had been thought.
One thousand neighbors have complained about an awful, rotten-egg stench from a local landfill, now the Air District is stepping in.
WASHINGTON DC – The American Circular Textiles (ACT), a coalition of leading organizations dedicated to driving circularity in the U.S. fashion sector, submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on July 31, urging the agency
Plastic can travel hundreds to thousands of miles once it leaks into the environment. It’s found in every part of the world, and now about 170 countries have come together as part of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) to try and align national policies to curb the transboundary flow. At the current rate, plastic production would almost triple by 2060, with half of it landfilled, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
BURLINGTON, Ontario –Anaergia Inc. (TSX: ANRG) today announced it has been selected as the Energy Recovery Contractor for a new system that will produce renewable power from wastewater sludge at the East County Advanced Water Purification (East
Solar power is a great alternative, but recycling the large panels is a tall order. Now, a group in California is helping residents recycle their solar panels.
A California panel is asking the state to pause its implementation of a Senate Bill aimed at diverting organic waste and reducing landfill emissions, as they state it’s not working.
A new United Nations report lays out a path that could cut plastic pollution by 80 percent by 2040, the authors contend. It calls for a “system change” with three key focuses: accelerating reuse; recycling; and reorienting and diversifying to sustainable alternatives to plastic. And it analyzes opportunities, impacts, and barriers associated with all three focuses.