A transport vessel is berthed to load waste materials at the port in Subic Bay, north of Manila, Philippines, on May 30th, 2019.
Giving consumers an idea of what a can or glass might be transformed into makes them far more likely to recycle it.
The proposed law would prevent food service businesses and schools from providing or selling any foam food containers, plates, cups, trays, or egg cartons.
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.
Most Western nations send their unwanted scrap materials to China for reuse, but what happens if China stops accepting the waste?
You make it, you pay. Why should taxpayers foot the bill for recycling all of that wasteful plastic?
Recycling is leveling off, trash is piling up and cities are broke. In a throwaway society, who should pay for waste disposal?