Aerosol Recycling Initiative Launched by HCPA

By |2022-05-06T18:23:29+00:00May 6th, 2022|Recent News|

The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) and The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) launched an Aerosol Recycling Initiative. The program has the support of almost 20 companies across the aerosol value chain to increase access to aerosol recycling and on-pack recyclability messaging. The initiative’s two quantitative, time-bound goals are to achieve by 2030 at least

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US is recycling just 5% of its plastic waste, studies show

By |2022-05-05T17:29:09+00:00May 5th, 2022|Recent News|

When most people toss a plastic bottle or cup into the recycling bin, they assume that means the plastic is recycled – but a new report lays bare how rarely that actually happens. According to the Last Beach Cleanup and Beyond Plastics, the organization behind the report released on Wednesday, the recycling rate for post-consumer

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Alaska Airlines Sustainability Report: What You Need To Know

By |2022-05-05T17:25:49+00:00May 5th, 2022|Recent News|

Alaska Airlines recently released a sustainability report the airline calls the Alaska Care Report 2021. The report goes into great detail about how Alaska Airlines is attempting to reduce its environmental footprint, from cutting CO2 emissions to using boxed water instead of plastic water bottles to enhanced flight planning. Read more

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United States: Emerging Environmental Justice Concerns For Calif. Cos.

By |2022-03-24T15:57:04+00:00March 24th, 2022|Recent News|

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies. Importantly, environmental justice concerns are not new. Read more

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California Legislature upended by new political maps

By |2022-03-22T22:33:20+00:00March 22nd, 2022|Recent News|

New political maps have upended the California Legislature this year by prodding more than two-dozen state lawmakers into early retirement or career changes, while others are forced into unfamiliar new districts ahead of the November election. Read more

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Costs Faced by Businesses Purchasing Transportation Services

By |2022-03-17T16:13:05+00:00March 17th, 2022|Recent News|

This page discusses the costs faced by businesses purchasing transportation services. Businesses purchase transportation services to acquire raw materials, move the goods they produce, and transport personnel. The cost for transportation services are an indicator of the price that businesses face when purchasing transportation services Costs Faced by Producers discusses the costs faced by businesses that produce transportation services to move

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Cap-and Trade Could Add to Environmental Injustice, Undermine Emission Reductions, California Studies Say

By |2022-03-17T16:08:33+00:00March 17th, 2022|Recent News|

Two recent reports have raised questions about California’s carbon cap-and-trade program, concluding that the system worsens environmental justice disparities and could undermine progress towards the state’s emissions reduction targets without effective policy reforms. Read more

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Paper Packaging Rises to the Top

By |2022-03-04T17:22:43+00:00March 4th, 2022|Recent News|

One of the reasons brand owners are investigating and switching to paper packaging is because it is easier to recycle than most plastics. And — right or wrong — the world persists in persecuting plastic packaging. With sustainability so embedded in just about everything related to packaging, it’s no wonder articles about this critical trend

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Global stocks lower as tensions rise over Ukraine

By |2022-02-21T17:42:05+00:00February 21st, 2022|Recent News|

Global stock markets have dropped amid alarm over rising tensions between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine. In New York, the Dow Jones dropped 1.8%, the S&P 500 slid by more than 2% and the Nasdaq closed nearly 3% lower. Read more

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