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Study Shows How Much Food Americans Waste Every Year

A new study examining the food waste habits of 2,000 Americans found average Americans discard four spoiled items from their fridge every week.
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Developer Makes Concrete-like Product from Incineration Ash

Ashcrete Technologies says the product will eliminate the need to mine for gravel and sand to make concrete products.
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Mid America Launches Quality Initiative for Paperboard Industry

The initiative focuses on tracking and increasing the value of the recycling waste streams generated by large commercial printers and paperboard converters.
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U.S. Temporarily Exempts Tariffs on Plastic Straws, Other Chinese Products

Documents report that the exemptions stem from more than 1,100 exclusion requests made by companies and other entities in the U.S.
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World Cleanup Day 2019 Expects to Attract 150 Participating Countries

Here’s a roundup of some of the cleanup efforts that individuals, businesses and community groups are taking on for this year’s event.
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Bezos: Amazon Is ‘Done Being In the Middle of the Herd’ on Climate Issues

Amazon has announced a commitment to be net zero carbon across its businesses by 2040; if successful, the ecommerce giant will meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says

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ISRI: Study Shows Recycling Industry Still a Force in U.S. Economy

The study found that in 2019, 164,154 jobs are being directly supported by the recycling and brokerage operations of the scrap industry in the U.S.
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Trump Revokes California’s Authority to Set Auto Emissions Standards

Officials from the EPA and DOT announced on Thursday that they are revoking California’s authority to set auto emissions standards under the Clean Air Act.

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Con Edison, PG&E and Others File Petition to Challenge Trump’s EPA Decision

A coalition of public and private electric utility companies, including Con Edison, Exelon and PG&E, has filed a petition in the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge the EPA’s new Affordable Clean Energy Rule (ACE)

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New Data Protection Laws to Impact E-waste Recyclers

Data security laws in New York and California will require businesses to implement additional security on their recycling vendors.
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