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Imagine a world without waste

Published on October 2, 2015 By administrator

We can remedy our planet’s problems, but only if we are willing to redesign wasteful manufacturing processes and give up our throwaway habits The world’s mineral and metal reserves are dwindling, but that doesn’t mean it’s time for development to switch into reverse gear. If we could redesign our profligate industrial processes, say circular economists, we [...]

Running toward recycling

Published on September 22, 2015 By administrator

The U.S.’s largest cross country meet partners with Global Green U.S. to pilot a recycling initiative expected to help identify best practices for paper cup fibre recovery. Santa Monica-based national environmental non-profit Global Green USA is teaming up with the largest cross country meet in the U.S., the Portage Invite in Portage, MI, in October 2015, [...]

Fashion chain H&M offers $1m recycling prize for reusable clothing

Published on August 26, 2015 By administrator

Swedish firm Hennes & Mauritz reacts to critics of ‘throwaway culture’ by encouraging ideas for recycling fibre Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching an effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut its environmental impact, boost its ethical credentials and address looming shortages of raw materials. The move comes as [...]