CRV Recycling Industry Creates New Trade Association

June 22nd, 2018 - The CRV recycling industry launched a new trade association called Protect CRV (PCRV), which is a not-for-profit organization representing all facets of the recycling processing and supply chain with a focus on supporting neighborhood recycling centers in the State of CaliforniaRead More

Native’s students build ‘Buddy Bench’

June 8th, 2018 - The “Buddy Bench” will provide Carmel High School students with a place they can talk to someone about a problem. But the project didn’t start out as a way to make new friends. 
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Container deposit laws: A winner for preventing ocean plastics pollution

June 7th, 2018 - Today is World Oceans Day – a day when people around our blue planet celebrate and honour the ocean, which connects us all. However, Ocean plastics have rapidly emerged as one of the most significant and fastest growing threats to marine ecosystems and the myriad services they provide to humanity. Read More

Humans make more trash than the Earth can handle. Blame capitalism

June 1st 2018
- To the editor: Exponentially increasing trash production and the collapse of the market for recycling our trash threatens the entire biosphere of the planet. But it is not merely our “out-of-control trash-generating culture” that is the source. 
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Do Bottle Bills Boost Recycling?

May 24th, 2018 - With China leaning hard on plastics exporters to dramatically boost bale quality, proponents of bottle bill laws stand firm that these laws are critical. Supporters assert such legislation generates more, and cleaner, materials. But manufacturers and retailers argue bottle deposit programs duplicate what curbside collection programs achieve and can cost a lot more to do so.  Read More

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