Are your glass bottles really getting recycled?

February 3rd, 2016 - When everything — glass containers, aluminum cans, plastic bottles and spent paper products of all shapes and sizes — can be chucked into a single bin and hauled to the curb, folks who normally balk at the act of recycling are more likely to participate. (Some people really hate sorting, apparently.) Read More

British Columbia Rejects Proposal For Second Product Stewardship Option

January 29th, 2016 - British Columbia has rejected a proposal for a second packaging and paper product stewardship option in the province, which its advocate said would give businesses and residents more recycling options. Read More

The Violent Afterlife of a Recycled Plastic Bottle

December 4th 2015 - Most of us do not think much about recycling. We might clean bottles and jars, crush cartons and break down boxes. We might sort these items into their designated bins or bags, but once we lose sight of the recyclables, the rest of the process is an abstraction. Read More

Massachusetts' proposed recycling fund may backfire: report

November 11th, 2015 - The Container Recycling Institute has released a report that opposes HB 646 and HB 2880, which are two proposed bill aimed to abandon Massachusetts' bottle deposit program and replace it with a $110 million recycling and litter fund. Read More

Consumer Protection Group Target Dasani's 'Misleading' Label

October 29th, 2015 - When Aquafina admitted it was just tap water because it came from a Public Water Source, the company took a big step toward getting wary consumers to understand they’re paying a high premium for a dressed-up version of the same water that makes its way to the tap. Read More