Apparel consumption is projected to to rise by 63 per cent in the next 10 years. And less than one per cent of all clothing produced globally is recycled.
Pulling back the curtain on the recycling industry
Some researchers say the focus on plastic distracts from climate change. The authors feel that we simply do not have the luxury of tackling environmental issues one at a time.
S.C. Johnson CEO looks at microplastics in the environment
SWANA’s letter to Senate Environmental Quality Committee supporting California’s proposed law banning lithium-ion batteries from the waste stream
Waste incineration’s emissions raise concerns
Few sectors of business are as male-dominated as Waste and Recycling (W&R). Perhaps the notion that the industry is “dirty” has overshadowed the many benefits of working in W&R, which has evolved to create value from waste for the good…
To mark World Oceans Day Commonwealth head of oceans and natural resources Dr Nicholas Hardman-Mountford shares how his organization’s Blue Charter is a beacon of hope
Opening remarks at the World Circular Economy Forum on 3 June 2019 by the president of Sitra
Poorer countries can now refuse plastic waste imports – this could make the system fairer