Monthly Archives: February 2019

How recycling is changing in all 50 states

Waste Dive began tracking the effects of China’s scrap import policies across all 50 states (and the District of Columbia) during Nov. 2017 in honor of America Recycles Day. Since then, a host of other foreign and domestic changes have spurred ongoing ripple effects that will continue for years to come. Click here to view…

The plastics issue we seem to ignore

Giant petrochemical companies have announced a wealthy alliance to tackle plastic pollution. But there’s STILL little talk of scaling back production to help the environment.  Over 8.3 billion tons of plastic we’ve churned out to date, 91 percent has not been recycled. According to a 2016 report by the World Economic Forum, we’re on track to quadruple our total…