Why Americans Aren’t Recycling

Americans don’t know how to recycle – and that lack of knowledge is the biggest barrier to being green, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans revealed that 62 percent worry that a lack of knowledge is causing them to recycle incorrectly. And results found that fear to be substantiated – a […]

The Problem with Plastics

In this month’s edition of Business Insights, we discuss a few of the thorny issues surrounding plastics recycling and plastics pollution. This is likely to be the first of a number of newsletters on this topic. The Anti-plastic Backlash in Response to Very Visible Pollution Problems Over the past several months, in particular, there has been […]

Earth Day 2019: SWANA Challenges Communities to Improve Recycling

Recycling is an essential public service that shouldn’t be at risk because of short-term market challenges. That message is the most important thing to remember this Earth Day, April 22, and every other day, according to the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). “Local governments should not turn off recycling in 2019 because it’s not profitable,” […]