Managing Municipal Waste

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Clothing Industry in the Crosshairs

A new report published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation makes the startling claim that a garbage truck full of textiles is being trashed every

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Getting Smart on Regulating Bins

Recycling pays large dividends for the Earth by saving resources, preventing pollution, and reducing carbon emissions, while helping municipal…

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What is Your Recycling Reality?

Did you know that your recycling behavior is dependent on local attitudes where you live? A survey by the Pew Research Center examined recy…

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The Cost of Wasted Food

The global economy is producing more food now than it ever has in the past. However, across the world, we are also wasting more food than we e…

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Rethinking Plastic Waste

This piece was contributed to Planet Aid by Molly Connell of TradeMachines, an online marketplace based out of Berlin, Germany that works to…