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  • Households Who Fail to Recycle to be Charged!

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    Households who fail to recycle properly could soon be hit with a fee by their local council in a bid to reduce landfill waste The plans, reported by BusinessWaste.co.uk, would see local authorities charge individuals whose households incorrectly put recyclables into general waste bins, causing a bigger strain on landfill sites. Despite huge increases in […]

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  • Is Recycling Just a Novelty?!

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    Nothing in life is easy. It may seem like something is, but I believe that is just because we’ve been doing whatever it is for a long time. “It’s as easy as riding a bike,” is one of my favorites, for I distinctly remember it not being even the slightest bit easy when my dad […]

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  • 10 Things You Should NOT Recycle

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    Around 90% of American households recycle these days, which is a great thing. There’s just one little thing that needs work. Well, one little thing in addition to getting that number up another ten points. Many of us are tossing things into our recycling bins that we shouldn’t. That’s a big problem because a few […]

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  • How You Can Help the Environment

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    Taking care of one of our own is the core of human nature, so helping our mother earth shouldn’t be that much of a stretch. We all know and continuously hear how the environment is degrading day by day, yet we do nothing to sustain our resources. Though the large-scale companies play a significant role […]

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  • Yale’s Campus Wide Take on Energy and Environment

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    The Environmental Humanities Initiative — a one-year-old university-wide collaboration that spans myriad disciplines and connects two historic strengths of the university, humanities and environmental studies — has had a “ripple effect” across campus. The initiative aims to deepen understanding of how nature and culture are interconnected, says its lead faculty coordinator, Paul Sabin, professor of […]

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  • Global Plan to Eliminate Plastic Bottle Waste

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    Global soft drink companies have made their biggest commitment yet to eliminating the use of throwaway plastic bottles, in an action plan presented to parliament. In a report sponsored by the likes of Danone, Suntory and Nestlé, the companies give unequivocal backing to a government-implemented deposit and return scheme. Their ambition is for zero plastic […]

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  • Beer Company Goes with New Glue to Reduce Plastic Pollution!

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    A leading beer company has come up with a sticky solution to the environmental damage caused by six-pack rings and wrapping. In what it is heralding as a world-first, Carlsberg’s new multi-pack beer cans are held together solely by glue – a move that is set to reduce the Danish brewer’s use of plastic to […]

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  • Food Waste in America Causing Environmental Harm

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    Our species is pretty good at wasting food. Some we discard at the farm for being undersized or oddly shaped. Others we allow to decay in their shipping containers, thrown away before they even reach shelves. We leave even more foodstuffs wasting away in grocery stores, often by letting it sit there until it reaches […]

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  • Defining What is Recyclable in America

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    Ah, the question we’ve all asked at least once while staring over the recycling bin: “Is [Product X] recyclable?” If only it were a yes-or-no question. The latest effort to define recyclability came in July 2018, when The Association of Plastic Recyclers released a set of four conditions that would determine if plastics are considered […]

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  • How to Really Get Americans to Recycle!

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    In 2010, Pepsi set a goal: The company wanted to help raise the recycling rate for drink containers in the U.S. from around 38% to 50%. The company and PepsiCo Foundation spent $55 million on recycling efforts, from the Dream Machine–a kiosk that with rewards for recycled bottles–to support for the Closed Loop Fund, which […]

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