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Photograph: Bureo

Three years ago, David Stover, Ben Kneppers and Kevin Ahearn quit their jobs in finance and co-founded Bureo, a Los Angeles-based company that makes skateboards and sunglasses from recycled nylon. more »

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Last August, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published new proposed landfill gas rules. Final versions of these rules are set to be published in July 2016 and may impact the way air emissions from landfills are being managed. more »

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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Photograph: StoneCycling

Two architects in Rotterdam are building a house with bricks made from old construction waste produced by Dutch startup StoneCycling. more »

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Food is one of the largest contributors to waste and many households improvise using bags and boxes that will eventually end up in the trash as well. more »

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Tufts University researchers have developed an invisible coating that seems to protect fruits from deteriorating for days without refrigeration. more »

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM Features

People in southeastern New Brunswick might be adding a third bag to the recycling system this fall in an effort to make diverting material from the landfill easier and cleaner. more »

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The debates around extended producer responsibility for packaging — an approach whereby consumer goods companies pay some or all of the costs for managing packaging materials — have been raging in the U.S. for more than six years. more »

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM News

Coffee grounds are being recycled in Australia to create sustainable road material. more »

May 24, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Ontario's environment minister will soon have to make a decision on a plan to build a major waste facility on Ottawa's eastern edge at Boundary Road and Highway 417. more »

May 24, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Port Coquitlam residents will face a $300 fine if they don't put their trash, recyclables and green waste in the right bin. more »

May 24, 2016 12:00 AM News

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