Lawmakers propose sweeping national plastic waste legislation

July 22nd, 2019- A little more than a month after they urged President Trump to develop a federal plastic waste strategy, Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif, are taking matters into their own hands.Read More

SuperZoo 2019 to set sustainable example

July 11th, 2019 - BOULDER, Colo. — The Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC) announced July 8 it will work with the World Pet Association (WPA) to integrate educational opportunities, initiatives and programs supporting industry-wide sustainability into SuperZoo 2019. Read More

Beverage Industry Talks a Good Game on Recycling, But Thwarts a Proven Remedy

July 9th, 2019 - Bottle bill: The beverage industry trumpets its efforts at sustainability. Coca Cola, for example, has set a goal of making a full half of its packaging from recycled material by 2030. Yet, Michael Corkery of The New York Times writes, the industry repeatedly has thwarted a key tool in increasing recycling rates: the bottle bill. Read More

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them

July 4th, 2019- They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry. Read More

Americans’ plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows

June 26th, 2019 - Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuse Read More



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