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Study compares PET recycling methods

Study compares PET recycling methods A study conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory evaluated various PET recycling methods from technical, economic and environmental standpoints to provide a big-picture overview of today’s options. The research, published by the American Chemical Society, found that mechanical recycling … → The post Study compares PET recycling methods […] Read More…

How Composting Can Increase Crop Yields and Save Water

The “California Drought” is affecting a lot more than California; it’s actually a result of an unprecedented 23-year drought that is slowly but surely drying up the Colorado River, the main water source for the entire Southwest. To preserve water, California and other western US states have instituted restrictions on household and business water use. Read More…

Is ‘Chemical Recycling’ a Solution to the Global Scourge of Plastic Waste or an Environmentally Dirty Ruse to Keep Production High? – Inside Climate News

Diplomats negotiating guidelines for an international convention on hazardous wastes this month in Switzerland debated a new section on the “chemical recycling” of plastic debris fouling the global environment.  The 1989 Basel Convention, which seeks to protect human health and the environment against the adverse effects of hazardous wastes, was updated in 2019 when 187 […] Read More…

NY Governor Signs Slimmed Down Right To Repair Act

  The Digital Fair Repair Act that passed the legislature in June had already been trimmed by lobbyists. They weren’t done. Chastened supporters cheered the first electronics right to repair law. Source: NY Governor Signs Slimmed Down Right To Repair Act Read More…

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