America Recycles Day – Emily Tipaldo, U.S. Plastics Pact  

Emily Tipaldo

“We struggle to keep the plastics that we have in the economy and reuse them. And we struggle because we are in a linear economy where all the way upstream, there are lots of subsidies on a national and international level to subsidize the extraction of oil and gas, which are the base materials…to produce… Continue reading America Recycles Day – Emily Tipaldo, U.S. Plastics Pact  

Helping Communities Recycle More – Keefe Harrison, The Recycling Partnership

Keefe Harrison

“We felt like we needed a solution, and that solution had to be a public-private connection. We needed companies who were creating the products to be at the forefront of creating the solution and we needed to to bring together the 9,000 local governments who run recycling programs and build a system solution that is… Continue reading Helping Communities Recycle More – Keefe Harrison, The Recycling Partnership

‘Sustainable Stylist’ – Laura Jones, The Frontlash Magazine on Sustainable Fashion

“(T)here’s an enormous opportunity to talk about sustainability and environmentalism in a way that captures the imagination of an everyday consumer or an everyday fashion lover and find a way to make it exciting and interesting and accessible.“ Laura Jones Celebrity stylist Laura Jones found herself overwhelmed when she realized the field she had dedicated… Continue reading ‘Sustainable Stylist’ – Laura Jones, The Frontlash Magazine on Sustainable Fashion

Recycle Holiday Debris – Melissa Walsh-Ennis, Recycling Reinvented

While you’re cleaning up from opening holiday gifts and feeding family, remember that every piece of plastic can take 500 years to decompose in landfills – and can end up in the fish you eat too, as it threatens marine life. Every piece of packaging and wrapping paper, and greeting card, and wine or beer bottle, soda… Continue reading Recycle Holiday Debris – Melissa Walsh-Ennis, Recycling Reinvented

Carol Kordich, Director of Sustainable Materials at Ford

You may be sitting on plastic bottles in your car! Carol Kordich, head of Global Sustainable Fabric Strategies and Development at Ford Motor Company explains to Joan how significant parts of several Ford cars and trucks are made from sustainable materials, including seat fabric made in part from the REPREVE material that turns plastic water… Continue reading Carol Kordich, Director of Sustainable Materials at Ford