Wind turbines generate clean and renewable power, but when their blades reach end-of-life, the options – burning or landfilling – aren’t so green.
Executives from large resin makers say circular economy principles are key to their companies’ long-term viability. Putting such a strategy into action will be no easy task, however.
Mixed plastics and recovered carpet aren’t usually the preferred feedstock for product manufacturers. But a Texas company making wood alternatives for the construction sector is building its business around those very materials.
Oregon’s environmental agency has released research that suggests several popular packaging attributes – including “recyclable” and “recycled content” – do not consistently result in lower-impact products.