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Is paper recycling bad for the environment?

Is paper recycling bad for the environment?

| August 12, 2013

Stephen P. Ashkin is churning up some attention with a recent column that showcases a new perspective on paper recycling. Ashkin asserts that, “In recent years, it has become clear that when it comes to paper, recycling may not be as good for the environment as previously thought.” The column, in an August edition of […]

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Organic recycling wars: when is organic not organic?

Organic recycling wars: when is organic not organic?

| May 30, 2013

When is “organic” not organic? When it’s cheaper and easier for a government contractor to suddenly rewrite their contract. Thurston County, Washington is a green-thinking kind of place. Their government website’s headlines include plastic bag reduction committees, an announcement that county properties are going tobacco-free next year, and a lament for the dying bee population. Yes, […]

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