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Benefits Of Dumpster Corrals For Your Commercial Property
Dumpster corrals are essential for commercial businesses, as they offer many benefits for your customers, residents, and employees. Learn about the many benefits of dumpster corrals for your property.
concrete  dumpster  recycling 
23 hours ago by Adventure_Web
More Recycling Won't Solve Plastic Pollution - Scientific American Blog Network
Effectively, we have accepted individual responsibility for a problem we have little control over. We can swim against this plastic stream with all our might and fail to make much headway. At some point we need to address the source.
plastic  environment  recycling  pollution 
6 days ago by madamim
E-waste mining could be big business - and good for the planet. - BBC News
Expenses included the costs of waste collection, labour, energy, material and transportation, as well as capital costs for the recyclers' equipment and buildings.

And when these costs - and the effects of Chinese government subsidies for recycling - were taken into account, the team found that mining from ore was 13 times more expensive than e-waste mining.
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7 days ago by patrickandrews
Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem | New Scientist May 2018
"Five countries in Asia – China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam – are responsible for 55 to 60 per cent of all the plastics that leak from land to ocean, according to a 2015 report by Ocean Conservancy and the consultants McKinsey. Another study in 2017 found that around 90 per cent of river-borne plastic was coming from just 10 rivers, eight of them in Asia."
NewScientist  plastic  recycling 
9 days ago by pierredv
More Recycling Won't Solve Plastic Pollution - Scientific American Blog Network - Matt Wilkins, Jul 2018
The real problem is that single-use plastic—the very idea of producing plastic items like grocery bags, which we use for an average of 12 minutes but can persist in the environment for half a millennium—is an incredibly reckless abuse of technology. Encouraging individuals to recycle more will never solve the problem of a massive production of single-use plastic that should have been avoided in the first place.
recycling  environment  ScientificAmerican  plastic  politics  externalities 
9 days ago by pierredv

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