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Plastic made from pollution hits U.S. market

Plastic made from pollution hits U.S. market | Recycle Bitches! | Scoop.it
The 31-year-old co-founders of Newlight Technologies have two factories making AirCarbon -- plastic from captured carbon that will soon appear in the form of chairs, food containers and cell phone cases.
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Reverse vending machine turns plastic bottles into subway credits - Mother Nature Network (blog)

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Mother Nature Network (blog) Reverse vending machine turns plastic bottles into subway credits Mother Nature Network (blog) In the town next to mine, there's a sign outside the municipal building that reads, “Recycling keeps your taxes down.”...
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City: Recycling Plastic Foam Would Add 1000 Deadly Trucks to NYC Streets - Streetsblog New York (blog)

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Streetsblog New York (blog) City: Recycling Plastic Foam Would Add 1000 Deadly Trucks to NYC Streets Streetsblog New York (blog) Sanitation truck drivers are among the most dangerous to NYC pedestrians and cyclists, and two City Council bills that...
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Interesting issue ... how to go green without making things worse.

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Recycling in Craig - Craig Daily Press

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Recycling in Craig
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1 and No. 2 plastics, which are typically water bottles and milk jugs. But now, people can also dispose of plastics No. 3 to 7.
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Should plastic bags be recycled or banned? - Treehugger

Should plastic bags be recycled or banned? - Treehugger | Recycle Bitches! | Scoop.it
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Should plastic bags be recycled or banned?
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Back in 2006, California passed a law that mandated a system for recycling plastic shopping bags.
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Banned.

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What Can I do with all those plastic bottles? #2

What Can I do with all those plastic bottles? #2 | Recycle Bitches! | Scoop.it
An inspiring movie about how to create food growing areas using recycled bottles, buckets and other containers. Old School Gardener (What Can I do with those plastic bottles?
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Understanding the Business Advantages of Plastic Recycling ...

Understanding the Business Advantages of Plastic Recycling ... | Recycle Bitches! | Scoop.it
Plastic recycling can offer great benefits to your business, and with governments increasingly putting pressure on the commercial industry to cut down on landfill and carbon emissions, there has never been a better time to ...
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Ask Umbra: Can you really recycle plastic bags? - Grist

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Ask Umbra: Can you really recycle plastic bags?
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Not really.... Go Canvas.

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Ecover to turn sea plastic into bottles in pioneering recycling scheme

Ecover to turn sea plastic into bottles in pioneering recycling scheme | Recycle Bitches! | Scoop.it
Green cleaning brand claims plastic trawled from the sea can be used to create fully sustainable and recyclable packaging

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Laurent Fantino's curator insight, July 2, 2013 3:35 AM

What about doing something about the plastic continent in the Pacific ocean?

As a student group we pionneered plastic removal on beaches back in 1992 with a beach clean up by the freshmen of EDHEC :-)

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Official: Recycling can help the public feel good about plastics - Plastics News

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Official: Recycling can help the public feel good about plastics
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But the director of recycling and diversion at the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.
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ummmm...??

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