A report from several nonprofit conservation groups examines the most common plastic marine litter found in California. It also proposes alternatives for the items.
Shareholders of Target and other giant brands will likely decide whether they want the businesses to stop using expanded polystyrene.
Plastic cans with metal lids might provide consumers with a better look at what’s inside, but that doesn’t mean the plastic recycling industry is happy about the innovation.
One industry expert said “skyfilling” of plastic scrap may hurt the climate more than landfilling, and the Closed Loop Fund checks in on a project it helped finance.
Two groups released consumer recycling surveys on America Recycles Day, and the results show millennials may have a slightly misguided understanding of materials diversion.
Europe could be in line for more plastics recovery, and China is reportedly weighing the pros and cons of banning imports of waste plastics.