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Sep

Nifty recyclable tent helps hard-partying festival-goers generate less wasteAlfresco music festivals create huge amounts of landfill-bound waste — trashed tents included. The single-use One Nights Tent offers a fully recyclable alternative.

Nifty recyclable tent helps hard-partying festival-goers generate less waste
Alfresco music festivals create huge amounts of landfill-bound waste — trashed tents included. The single-use One Nights Tent offers a fully recyclable alternative.

27

Aug

Beijing straphangers can pay for subway fare by recycling plastic bottlesThe Chinese megapolis expands its incentive-based recycling initiative in which reverse vending machines dole out subway credits in exchange for recyclable plastic containers.

Beijing straphangers can pay for subway fare by recycling plastic bottles
The Chinese megapolis expands its incentive-based recycling initiative in which reverse vending machines dole out subway credits in exchange for recyclable plastic containers.

10

Jul

A skyscraper that grows taller and taller as its occupants generate wasteBilled as a ‘self-generating development,’ Organic Skyscraper’s ultimate height is dependent on the recycling activities of its occupants.

A skyscraper that grows taller and taller as its occupants generate waste
Billed as a ‘self-generating development,’ Organic Skyscraper’s ultimate height is dependent on the recycling activities of its occupants.

20

Jun

Are you recycling as much as you can?Take the quiz to how far recycling has come—and how far you can still go.

Are you recycling as much as you can?
Take the quiz to how far recycling has come—and how far you can still go.

01

May

The second time’s the charm for printer cartridgesWith some help from clothes hangers and water bottles, Hewlett Packard is now making 75 percent of its inkjet cartridges with ‘closed loop’ recycled plastic.

The second time’s the charm for printer cartridges
With some help from clothes hangers and water bottles, Hewlett Packard is now making 75 percent of its inkjet cartridges with ‘closed loop’ recycled plastic.

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Apr

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Feb

Wild bees are recycling plastic, study findsTwo bee species in Canada have begun using plastic waste to build their nests, hinting at the extent of plastic pollution as well as nature’s limited ability to adapt.

Wild bees are recycling plastic, study finds
Two bee species in Canada have begun using plastic waste to build their nests, hinting at the extent of plastic pollution as well as nature’s limited ability to adapt.

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Dec

06

Dec

Why the recycling industry is fighting bag bansA scrap recycling trade group recently adopted a new policy on bag bans and fees, stating that recycling plastic and paper bags creates economic opportunities.

Why the recycling industry is fighting bag bans
A scrap recycling trade group recently adopted a new policy on bag bans and fees, stating that recycling plastic and paper bags creates economic opportunities.