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EPA lays out steps to bolster US recycling landscape

A draft of the U.S. EPA’s National Recycling Strategy was published last week. The plan aims to foster a “stronger, more resilient and cost-effective” recycling system. The strategy, published Oct. 5, was developed with input from numerous recycling stakeholder groups.

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Make Your Own Costume 2020

It wouldn’t be Halloween without costumes! Consider getting crafty this Halloween by making costumes from what you have around your house. Need inspiration? Check out: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g1709/homemade-halloween-costumes/   #RecyclingIsInOurNature

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Scotland is Changing the Fast Fashion Model

The high volume, low quality and low price fast fashion model has been economically successful for fashion companies, but extremely detrimental to the environment.   According to the Pulse of the Fashion industry report produced Read More…

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Carbon Offset Market Grows in 2020

Broader corporate demand for voluntary carbon offsets has increased this year (Ecosystem Marketplace). This reflects a commitment from companies voluntarily lowering the environmental impact of business operations.  The market encompasses a wid Read More…

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Contamination: Tanglers

Hoses, rope, electrical cords, string lights and clothing are all examples of “tanglers” – long or stretchy items that can jam up recycling equipment in the MRF. Please do not put these items in your recycling bin, they belong in

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Group creates wide-reaching ‘Zero Waste’ guide

The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives this month published a document laying out steps communities can take to reach zero waste, tying the actions to social and economic justice. The Zero Waste Masterplan “aims to equip activists and organizers with

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