More than 80% of the municipal plastic recyclables of Halifax are being processed by a brilliant local company that turns it all into lumber.
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The U.S. spends $5 billion a year to repair damages to road infrastructure from winter snow and ice control operations and the use of traditional de-icers. Every year, roughly 27 million tons of sodium chloride, commonly known as road salt, is used on U.S. roadways for winter maintenance. The chlorides do not degrade in the […]
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A Christmas tree made from the National Union Catalog, built at the Gleeson Library, the University of San Francisco. (Photo: Shawncalhoun [CC BY-SA 3.0]/Wikimedia Commons) My friend Gwen posted a photo yesterday on her social page. The photo was of…
Reusable bags, sometimes called “bags for life,” are all the rage these days for environmentally-conscious consumers looking to cut down on their plastic waste. In certain grocery stores, these bags are even required unless you want to fork over a…
The Asian country is set to ban microbeads, cap seals, and oxo-degradable plastic by the end of this year alone.
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Mexican Student Develops New Form of Rubber Road Pavement That Repairs Itself When Exposed to Rainwater
By melting recycled tires and other additives into a putty, this student has developed a new form of self-repairing road pavement.
Toronto is one of the first North American cities to harness the biogas from their food waste and turn it into something useful.
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Philippine Village Simultaneously Cleans Up Its Streets and Feeds the Hungry By Trading Plastic for Free Rice
Not only has the program helped to keep the streets clean, it has also helped to fill the stomachs of financially strapped villagers.
A coffee company’s wake-up call from the circular economy.