recycling

The Future is Circular

Our current economy is built on taking finite materials and turning them into waste, so we can consume more finite materials. The system needs a complete overhaul.

New Startup Aims to Recycle 95% of High-Value Content from Solar Panels

Solarcycle just landed $6.6 million in venture capital funding to power its giga-scale recycling ambitions.

EV Battery Recycling is Costly. These Five Startups Could Change That

Meet the American companies making lithium-ion battery recycling more profitable and sustainable than it’s ever been.

Plastics: “The New Coal”

Plastics have yielded life-saving medical advances, supercharged technological advancements, helped send us to space, and transformed our lives in innumerable ways. But they are poisoning our people and our planet.

Exxon Doubles Down on ‘Advanced Recycling’ Claims that Yield Few Results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Meet the Recycling Start-up Hustling to Keep EV Batteries Out of Landfills

Just four years after launching a pilot plant in Canada, Li-Cycle has raised US$500 million from high profile investors to build out EV battery recycling plants and hubs across the U.S.

Why Only 34% of Americans Recycle

Americans don’t recycle because too often they can’t. And even communities where recycling is a deep commitment are paying a premium to do it, rather than dump it as garbage. The whole ecosystem needs to...

What Can the World’s Largest Bottled Water Company Teach Us About Recycling?

The world's plastic crisis is so severe that our oceans may contain more plastic than fish within the next three decades. That’s why Nestlé Waters North America has set ambitious goals to boost the use...