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Covanta Continues to Struggle with Commodity Prices in Q3 2019

The company is investing in technology to combat the softening commodity prices and to improve operations.
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As Innovation Outpaces US Recycling System, Brands Must Align with Realities, Report Says

Brands and organizations must align packaging with the realities of the current recycling system, while also investing to advance the system, if the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is to be met, the Recycling Partnership says

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Pizza Hut Tests Zume’s Round Compostable Delivery Boxes

Pizza Hut plans to test out round industrially compostable delivery boxes starting Wednesday at a restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona. Made by the packaging company Zume, the pre-molded fiber box is designed to be a sustainable alternative to cardboard. The new boxes are made from sustainably harvested plant fiber that’s industrially … Read more »

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Saving the Oceans with Dune Ives of Lonely Whale

Episode 29: A conversation with Dune Ives, executive director for Lonely Whale.
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ExxonMobil, Accused of Underreporting Climate Risk, Heads to Court in Anti-Fraud Case

By failing to accurately inform shareholders about the financial risks it faces from climate change, a company could face significant financial risks of a different kind. Case in point: Exxon Mobil Corp. will go to court next week regarding allegations

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Restaurants Prioritize Food Waste Prevention

Even as more restaurants track their food waste, donate leftovers to charity or compost, they could go even further with more education.
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Fiji Water Says All Plastic Bottles Will Be Made from 100% Recycled Material by 2025

Fiji Water has announced its plan to make all plastic bottles from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) by 2025, with 20% rPET in bottles next year.

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Vermont Seeks Further Waste Reduction Options

The state is already on track to implement a July 2020 ban on grocery store plastic bags.
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The Lego Group Tests Brick Recycling Program in the US

The Lego Group started a pilot program in the United States this week to recycle previously used bricks by donating them to nonprofits nationwide.

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Report Unveils 2019’s Greenest Cities in America

WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 28 key indicators of “environmental friendliness and sustainability.”
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