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Watchdog, legislator offer plans to overhaul California’s recycling program

Watchdog, legislator offer plans to overhaul California’s recycling program

Consumer Watchdog and Senate Bill 372 are recommending a variety of changes, such as making the beverage industry accountable and mandating stores redeem deposits.
Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube

Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube

Smile for Good brand on sale in Waitrose and Boots, at £5 for 75ml tubeColgate has launched a new toothpaste which is being billed as the first of a kind because it comes in a recyclable
Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube

Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube

Smile for Good brand on sale in Waitrose and Boots, at £5 for 75ml tubeColgate has launched a new toothpaste which is being billed as the first of a kind because it comes in a recyclable
Apple slashes trade-in values for many of its products

Apple slashes trade-in values for many of its products

Mostly iPhone and iPad models are affected; Macs didn't see much change.
Apple slashes trade-in values for many of its products

Apple slashes trade-in values for many of its products

Mostly iPhone and iPad models are affected; Macs didn't see much change.
athletes will sleep on cardboard beds at the tokyo 2020 olympics

athletes will sleep on cardboard beds at the tokyo 2020 olympics

the beds at the tokyo olympic village will be made of cardboard that organizers say is stronger than wood and can be recycled. The post athletes will sleep on cardboard beds at the tokyo 2020 olympics
Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will sleep on cardboard beds

Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will sleep on cardboard beds

The 10,000+ athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will sleep on bed frames made of strong cardboard. According to the Athletes Village manager Takashi Kitajima, the frames can hold up to 200 kilograms (440

Artist Nathaniel Stern’s Depictions of Recent Technology in the Distant Future

It’s known that our iPhones will outlive us all. In fact, most mixed-material technology from the last few decades does not get properly recycled; waste management systems are not even in place to do

Solo New York launches Re:cycled collection of stylish bags made from sustainable materials

Surprisingly, plastic isn’t great for the environment, clogging up landfills and endangering marine life, but it is possible to recycle them into something useful. With this in mind, Solo New York has

Purified Sewage Water Nourishes Forest in Egyptian Desert

To prevent desertification (the eventual progression of land from fertile to arid) in a region of Egypt where the issue is prevalent, scientists are rerouting sewage waste water from nearby cities,
The plastic polluters won 2019 – and we're running out of time to stop them

The plastic polluters won 2019 – and we're running out of time to stop them

Further steps have been taken to clean up beaches and seas in 2019 – but much more needs to be done The beach at Muncar on the island of Java was revolting. The 400-yard wide, mile-long stretch of
Sonos Tries and Fails to Justify ‘Recycle Mode’ That Bricks Speakers

Sonos Tries and Fails to Justify ‘Recycle Mode’ That Bricks Speakers

The company has come under fire for the wasteful way it encourages customers to upgrade to new speakers -- it bricks the old ones. Sonos' defense of this practice is also laughably inept. The post

Sonos gives a lame reason for bricking older devices in 'Recycle Mode'

Sonos has a good reputation for building quality speakers, but its latest move has disappointed some buyers. Recently, the company offered a trade-up program, giving legacy customers 30 percent off
Sonos is getting called out for its shady ‘recycle’ program

Sonos is getting called out for its shady ‘recycle’ program

'Sonos is throwing any claimed environmental friendliness in the trash in order to sell more speakers.' The post Sonos is getting called out for its shady ‘recycle’ program appeared first on The Daily
Sonos Doesn't Understand How Recycling Works

Sonos Doesn't Understand How Recycling Works

Trashing your old electronics is bad for the planet—a big reason why you might’ve noticed tech companies push sustainability programs in recent years. Sonos recently joined the recycle brigade in
Sonos’ Trade-Up Program bricks and junks old devices instead of reselling them

Sonos’ Trade-Up Program bricks and junks old devices instead of reselling them

A Twitter user who works at an e-waste recycler called out Sonos' Trade-Up Program as an environmentally unfriendly practice.
Italy creates Europe's first plastic-free ski resort

Italy creates Europe's first plastic-free ski resort

Pejo 3000 in Trentino cuts use after discovering nearby glacier contained microplastics An Italian ski resort is endeavouring to become the first in Europe to ban plastic after discovering that a
The holidays are a peak time for waste. Here's how to deal with it.

The holidays are a peak time for waste. Here's how to deal with it.

If we had to make any predictions about the state of your home's cleanliness at the moment, we'd guess that it's probably in a somewhat dismal state, with wrapping paper, greeting cards, and