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Extended producer responsibility may increase recycling rates

Extended producer responsibility may increase recycling rates

| July 19, 2013

So far, the government has taken the lead in encouraging consumers to recycle, with initiatives like curbside recycling, drop-off centers, and refund programs. However, experts believe extended producer responsibility could significantly increase the percentage of recycling in the United States. Following this strategy, corporate America (and not the government) will be responsible for recycling post-consumer waste. Packaging […]

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California plastic bag ban floated, then sinks

California plastic bag ban floated, then sinks

| June 6, 2013

California loves its plastic! From credit cards to Playboy Bunnies, California can’t get enough of the stuff, as the recent battle in the Senate shows. Don’t worry, plastic-lovers, the Senate won’t stand between you and an ever-increasing mountain of plastic grocery bags festering in your cupboard and breeding like Tribbles. The latest attempt at a plastic […]

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