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Sustainability and recycling news

A few interesting articles I’ve read recently: U.S. Mayors Tell Manufacturers to Pay Up for Product Recycling The U.S. Conference of Mayors is advocating stricter “producer responsibility,” whereby producers and consumers of certain products and packaging would be made more responsible for their disposal: “Extended producer responsibility, or product stewardship, says that the companies that […]

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How to recycle practically anything

I’m a master recycler, but aseptic packages (like juice boxes and soy milk boxes) and Tyvek envelopes have been two of my most frustrating challenges. Even in San Francisco, where our recycling program is exceptional in the amount and variety of stuff it accepts, we can’t get rid of these items by just tossing them […]

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