Recycling is a Design Issue

Wow, that is a great statement. The Waste Management Sustainability Forum really drives this point home. The problems associated with plastics are not so much an issue of chemistry as poor design. We design plastics without thought to their recyclability…and then we compound this problem by designing packaging that is hard to recycle due to […]

Single Versus Dual Stream, Round 2

By the time that you read this, Hoboken, NJ will have shifted its recycling program back to dual-stream recycling. I have written in the past that a good program is a good program notwithstanding whether it is single or dual-stream. Having said that, this should be a very interesting case to watch. Here is a […]