Viewfinder: The Philippines Returns Imported Plastic Waste to Canada
A transport vessel is berthed to load waste materials at the port in Subic Bay, north of Manila, Philippines, on May 30th, 2019.
How to Get People to Recycle: Show Them the Results
Giving consumers an idea of what a can or glass might be transformed into makes them far more likely to recycle it.
Maryland Could Be the First State to Ban Styrofoam Food Containers
The proposed law would prevent food service businesses and schools from providing or selling any foam food containers, plates, cups, trays, or egg cartons.
Viewfinder: Greenpeace Campaigns for a Deposit Return Scheme in the U.K. With a Giant Plastic Bottle
A sculpture made from over 2,500 plastic bottles is seen outside the Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs on February 25th, 2019, in London, England.
How the Chinese Could Disrupt Global Recycling Markets
Most Western nations send their unwanted scrap materials to China for reuse, but what happens if China stops accepting the waste?
Paying It Forward: Who Should Pay for Recycling Wasteful Plastic?
You make it, you pay. Why should taxpayers foot the bill for recycling all of that wasteful plastic?
Product Stewardship Bills Shift Recycling Cost To Manufacturers
Recycling is leveling off, trash is piling up and cities are broke. In a throwaway society, who should pay for waste disposal?