Decades of public messages about recycling in the United States have displaced more sustainable ways to manage waste

Graphs showing waste management options, moving from upstream (production) to downstream (disposal).

You just finished a cup of coffee at your favorite cafe. You are now faced with a trash can, a recycling bin and a compost bin. What’s the most planet-friendly thing to do with your cup? Many of us would opt for separate collection, but it’s often the wrong choice. To hold liquids, most paper … Read more

Microplastic pollution management is important for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in India

Microplastic pollution management is important for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in India

Microplastics are a serious environmental problem and pose a risk to marine life, terrestrial organisms and human health Being the most populous country in the world with a population of 1.42 billion, India is facing a huge challenge to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) mandated by the United Nations by 2030. Access to water … Read more