The decommissioned aircraft carrier, USS Independence has just passed by Costa Rica on its final mission, from Bremerton and onward to Brownsville, Texas.
PepsiCo Recycling named the recipients of its Zero Impact Fund, an expansion of PepsiCo Recycling’s college and university programs to help bring campus eco-innovations to life.
Expanded polystyrene (EPS) packaging, while often targeted by environmental groups, is at the forefront of recycling – providing education, creating new technologies and upgrading existing programs. Since 2013, the efforts of these groups and organizations are celebrated with the EPS Excellence in Recycling Award.
Nearly half of Americans do not recycle their beauty and personal care products, accounting for a significant amount of landfill waste.
A number of federal laws and policies strive to enhance food recovery, yet many fail to address the needs facing the evolving landscape of food donation.
The Council for Textile Recycling estimates that the average U.S. citizen throws out 70 lbs. of textiles every year which adds up to 21 billion pounds of post-consumer textile waste, annually. Meanwhile, 900 million people around the world live on less than $2 a day.