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Beverage Container Showdown: Plastic vs. Glass vs. Aluminum

With spring bursting out, it’s hard not to spend every …

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Video: Why Plastic Bags Can’t Go With the Regular Recycling

Lots of people have good intentions when they throw their …

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Earth911 Podcast, Sept. 6, 2018: Sustainability in Your Ear — Envision Plastics on Recycled Packaging

Envision Plastics is a recycler of HDPE #2 plastics that …

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Infographic: Plastic Recycling Codes

If you’re puzzling over the recycling codes on your plastics, …

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How to Keep Plastics Out of the Ocean

You’re probably already aware that millions of tons of plastic …

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Try These 10 Eco-Friendly Home Goods Replacements

You can do a huge part to reduce your personal …

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3 Breakthroughs That Could Significantly Reduce Plastic Use

Plastic is one of the most environmentally harmful substances we …

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Will China’s Ban on Importing Waste Affect Your Recyclables?

The recycling industry got some big news last month when the World Trade Organization announced that China is intending to stop importing 24 different types of solid waste by the end of the year, including commonly accepted curbside recyclables…

Beverage Container Showdown: Plastic vs. Glass vs. Aluminum

With summer winding down, it’s hard not to spend every waking (and maybe non-waking) minute outside. That means a whole lot of hikes, cookouts and outdoor fun. You’ve got a handle on green camping hacks and eco-friendly picnic…

The Laws on Plastic Bags: To Ban or Tax?

When it comes to single-use plastic bags, the disposal issue is becoming less about whether they are recycled and more about what some cities are doing to reduce their existence in the first place. If you live in a city near a body of water, it’s…