World's first recycled plastic bike path opens in the Netherlands
September 21, 2018, 10:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
This path in Zwolle is paved with the equivalent of a half-million plastic bottle caps.
The clothes you donate don't always end up on people's backs
September 8, 2018, 10:14 a.m. by Cory Rosenberg
A large portion of the clothing you donate ends up in the landfill. Here's why — and what you can do about it.
Why the world should look to Norway when it comes to plastic bottle recycling
July 19, 2018, 10:18 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The deposit-based Norwegian approach to bottle recycling is an attractive, effective one.
Now that China doesn't want it, our plastic is piling up
July 12, 2018, 8:15 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Waste-exporting countries are being forced to get creative — and that includes the U.S.
'Infinitely' recyclable polymer could be the future of plastics
May 2, 2018, 10:35 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Chemists at Colorado State University think they've found a polymer that's similar to plastic and can be easily manufactured and recycled.
China has stopped accepting recycling from other nations — and that's a problem
April 20, 2018, 3:18 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The ban has sent the flow of recyclables into a tailspin.