The recycling revenue that municipalities were receiving was shrinking and now, with some mystery surrounding cardboard, it’s getting worse.
When companies replace single use cups with mugs and glasses, the employee response has been somewhat like our use of gym memberships.
Located in the middle of Alaska’s subarctic tundra, Bethel, Alaska has garbage problems because there is no easy way to ship its waste.
Because the polyethylene in coffee cups prevents proper recycling, the British parliament is considering a latte levy to solve the problem.
With landfills, recycling and composting the alternatives, garbage incineration that generates electricity has become increasingly popular.
By recognizing the tradeoffs of recycling, preserving endangered species and improving world health, doing good could become more productive.
Our Wednesday Environment Focus By Madeleine Vance, guest blogger and student at Kent Place School The “scrap” business is a lot more than just scrap. Once you drop your empty soda can into the recycling bin, it could even be…