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Before You Flush Your Contact Lenses, You Might Want to Know This

Recycling news from New York Times - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 03:00
Flushing disposable contacts down the toilet or washing them down the drain may contribute to the problem of microplastic pollution, researchers said.

The Conflict of Interest That Is Killing Recycling

Recycling news from New York Times - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:59
Some of the biggest recycling operations are owned by landfill companies whose profits improve when recycling doesn’t work well.

Designing the Death of a Plastic

Recycling news from New York Times - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:47
Decades ago, synthetic polymers became popular because they were cheap and durable. Now, scientists are creating material that self-destructs or breaks down for reuse on command.