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The Problem with Boxed Beverage Cartons

The Problem with Boxed Beverage Cartons

Not all alternatives to single-use plastic are equal, and there’s one that doesn’t live up to the hype: paperboard beverage cartons. While it’s not obvious from looking at them, these cartons are not recyclable and therefore little better than plastic.

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Compostables are Not the Answer

Compostables are Not the Answer

We see these words often: Compostable! Biodegradable! Bioplastic! All of these have emerged on the market as green “solutions” to the single-use plastics crisis. But you can’t solve the single-use plastics problem with other single-use products.

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Food Waste is a Solvable Problem

Food Waste is a Solvable Problem

In the U.S.,35% of all food goes unsold or uneaten – and most of that goes to waste. Food waste takes up more space in US landfills than any other material (including plastic) and produces greenhouse gasses equal to 37 million cars.

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