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First bags, now foam; what’s up next in CA

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites California communities spend nearly half a billion dollars annually in preventing trash from polluting the state’s beaches, rivers and coastal waters, according to a new report from Natural Resources Defense Council ( NRDC ). read more

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Earth Day challenge: Be a leader in recycling plastics

Friday, April 19th, 2013 | Permalink

Every year on April 22, more than one billion people take part in the Earth Day. From Beijing to Cairo, Melbourne to London, Rio to Johannesburg, New Delhi to New York, communities everywhere will voice their concerns for the planet, and take action to protect it, according to Earth Day network. read more

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Plastic film recycling reaches one billion lb

Monday, February 25th, 2013 | Permalink

The recycling of plastic film increased by 4% to reach one billion lb annually in 2011 for the first time, according to a report by Moore Recycling Associates , on behalf of the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The category of plastic film includes plastic bags, product wraps and commercial shrink film and the report stated that the recycling of plastic film has grown 55% since 2005.  read more

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RDR Magazine – Trying For Transformation

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 | Permalink

In September 2011, De Tijd newspaper published the names of 179 Antwerp-based diamantaires who it claimed were being investigated for evading $1 billion in taxes by hiding assets in secret Swiss bank accounts. The 179 names were …

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