A new bill introduced to Congress proposes a reduction of the production of plastic in the United States. There is often a focus on consumers to responsibly reduce the amount of plastic they consume and dispose of it properly. The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 shifts responsibility
“According to the Environmental Protection Agency, recycling aluminum cans saves 95 percent of the energy needed to make new ones from raw materials.” Washington Post. Leave your comments below, or sign up to our upcoming brand new Newsletter! Source: Five myths about recycling www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/five-myths/five-myths-about-recycling/2018/04/20/9971de66-43e6-11e8-8569-26fda6b404c7_story.html Roxane Bernard.
Pret a Manger, the international sandwich and coffee chain with locations in the United States, announced via email recently that all of its shops will now carry paper straws as part of their Global Plastics Pledge. The chain announced their Global Plastics Pledge on their Facebook page last year, indicating
The recycling industry is going through a major transitional phase where what was the status quo is forced to change in dramatic ways. As once the largest intake of scrap plastics and paper for recycling, China has pushed back through the recent enforcement of their “National Sword” policy. This policy
Recycling is difficult for many Americans to think about. Americans lives are fast-paced and time management is highly valued in our society. Time is money, and recycling doesn’t necessarily give us either time or money. Due to this reality, we often don’t spend the time to recycle properly. It’s confusing