A new USTMA report shows that in 2017, there were roughly 60 million tires in stockpiles compared to 1991, when there were more than one billion. Today, more than 81 percent of scrap tires are reused.
The company will implement actions in various locations across the 19 countries it serves.
The effort falls in line with National Geographic’s campaign to reduce the amount of plastic in the world’s oceans.
L’Oréal will implement Loop’s technology, Loop PET, to deconstruct waste PET plastic and polyester fiber from its plastic packaging.
Last year, TerraCycle collected tens of millions of cigarette butts from more than 50 cities in the U.S. alone. This year, it plans to exceed those numbers.
To diminish the size of end-of-year piles, colleges and universities around the country are taking proactive measures to manage extra trash and recyclable materials.
How one man quit his job as a management consultant and converted his bicycle into a floating vehicle to raise awareness of plastic pollution.
Disney also plans to reduce the number of single-use plastic shopping bags in owned and operated parks and on cruise ships.
Sixty tons of garbage have been collected on Montesinos Beach in the Dominican Republic, and city workers are scrambling to handle it.
The 40 under 40 winner shares how he came up with a process to move the campus’ first building toward zero waste.