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Read the full story in WasteDive. France has announced a plan to discount goods that have recycled plastic packaging, such as recycled bottles, according to Reuters.Continue reading
ErukAlert
8/21/2018

By turning off an important step of cellular recycling, metastatic cancer cells become unable to survive the stresses of traveling through the body.
ENDS Report
8/21/2018

Also in the news: No-deal papers to cover environmental standards, climate and chemicals; Poll finds support for penalising fossil fuel firms for role in climate change; Waste industry calls for smarter recycling measures
ENDS Report
8/21/2018

The government is to consider using taxes to encourage recycling instead of incineration, following strong public support for the option in its consultation on using the tax system to reduce plastic pollution, the Treasury has revealed

Lynda Hogue of Carlex talks about how she makes recycling and sustainability part of her job when it’s not actually in her job description. She shares how she created a recycling program with Rockwood Recycling. “I basically stalked them,” she told

Eco-Friendly Changes You Can Make Today Being eco-friendly is becoming a real trend and many people like to raise awareness about different ways of living a sustainable life. When it comes to making a decision whether you should join the movement or
Inhabitat
8/20/2018

13 shipping containers are reborn as a new restaurant on Treasure Island
On the heart of San Francisco’s man-made Treasure Island, a chic restaurant has popped up inside a series of recycled shipping containers. In a nod to the city’s history as a major port, local design firm Mavrik Studio crafted the new eatery — name

By Abigail Curtis, BDN Staff Bangor Daily News news story Shlomit Auciello of Rockland hasn’t bought plastic wrap, or new Tupperware-style plastic containers, in decades. She avoids using microfiber fleece and washes plastic bags to reuse them again
3BL Media
8/20/2018

Fortune releases fourth annual list of companies helping the planet and tackling social problems. SOURCE: Walmart DESCRIPTION:The world’s largest company by revenue does not want to be a top source of greenhouse gas emissions. So Walmart last year l

 TVH in the Americas (TVH), a leading provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and equipment industries, is proud to announce that it has increased its sustainable practices and has recycled more than 389

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