Zero Waste

Waste-to-energy delays progress, eco-group says

Bolstered by a new study, Canada’s plastic industry seems to approach the issue of landfilled plastic with a ‘life gives you lemons, make lemonade’ philosophy — that is, recovering energy from plastic, and using it to power hundreds of thousands of Canadian cars and homes. But zero waste environmentalists say it’s a band-aid solution, one that enables industry to ignore why the lemons exist in the first place.01/28/13 | read more

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