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Black Friday is the most profitable weekend of the year for big box stores - but the environmental cost should put them in the red....

Nov 24, 2021 Blog Post

Truth in labelling can help fight the flood of plastic pollution.

Oct 28, 2021 Blog Post

A coastal city takes action to reduce the most common sources of disposable plastic waste.

Sep 10, 2021 Blog Post

Americans use and discard more than 390 million straws a day. Seattle's ban on plastic straws is reducing that number, and keeping plastic waste out...

Sep 7, 2021 Blog Post

Convenience is a powerful motivator of behavior. Yet, oddly, convenience gets far less attention than cost when it comes to evaluating and prioritizing policies to...

Sep 7, 2021 Blog Post

Washington, D.C., is one of several cities and states that have banned some packaging made of polystyrene (otherwise known as Styrofoam) in recent years. The...

Aug 31, 2021 Blog Post

Manufacturing prioritizes making more things, and making them faster. Instead of supporting a culture of stuff, engineers can prioritize real innovation.

Aug 30, 2021 Blog Post

California has been a flagship state for bans of plastic bags, first at the local level, followed by the adoption of the nation's first statewide...

Aug 27, 2021 Blog Post

When dealing with tiny plastic trash, small pieces of legislation can add up to make a big difference.

Aug 19, 2021 Blog Post

The world already has more plastic than it needs, wants or can handle. And the world is starting to push back.

Jan 4, 2021 Blog Post