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Waste Watchers
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Rasa Kaye
November 07, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Recycling is an ongoing challenge, especially at big public events. Garbage going in — in the form of single-use plastics — definitely means more garbage coming out. But some event organizers are spearheading disposal in the right direction. Read more here.
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J.P. Mascaro & Sons Exeter facility.
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Mike DeNardo
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
Pottstown is said to be the first in the nation to have curbside recycling of flexible plastic packaging, such as granola pouches or bread bags. It's a pilot program.
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Marriott bans little shampoo bottles
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Mike DeNardo
August 28, 2019 - 8:24 am
(Associated Press) — It could be lights out for tiny toiletries. Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotel rooms worldwide by December 2020. They'll be replaced with larger...
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Rasa Kaye
August 22, 2019 - 8:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Used to be we went shopping at department stores for new clothes. Now, you can call some of those clothes "new to YOU." JCPenney and Macy's have just announced pilot programs with ThredUp , the world's largest fashion resale platform. They'll be selling secondhand...
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Six Flags Great Adventure
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John McDevitt
June 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Next time you go to Six Flags Great Adventure, you'll be helping the park reduce its carbon footprint from the second you park your car. The Jackson Township, New Jersey amusement park has installed its own 23.5-megawatt solar farm, and the park is almost...
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Pat Loeb
June 05, 2019 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee Wednesday gave approval for the Streets Department to sign new contracts for recycling and waste disposal. The vote followed a lengthy public testimony that the contracts would harm the environment. Philadelphia, along with most...
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All still Poland Spring water under one gallon will be sold in recycled plastic bottles by 2022.
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June 03, 2019 - 3:45 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Poland Spring water that is still and under one gallon will be sold in recycled plastic bottles by 2022, Nestlé Waters North America shared on Monday. The move is part of a broader recycling commitment made by the company. Nestlé's US water arm has...
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Adidas
Adidas
April 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Adidas is trying to achieve its sustainability goals with a recyclable running shoe. It took the company nearly 10 years to figure out how to build a shoe that can be recycled and turned into another shoe, Adidas said in a statement last week. The...
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Rasa Kaye
April 18, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Greetings, Earthlings! April has become the month when we show the planet proof of our love and devotion by cleaning up our rooms, as it were, with events all over the Philly metro area on and around April 22, aka Earth Day. Earth Day launched in 1970, the same day...
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Recycling.
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Pat Loeb
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is close to signing a new contract for recycling services that will end the practice of incinerating at least half of what it picks up in curbside recycling, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams told City Council at a budget hearing Wednesday. Like other...
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