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Closed Loop Fund Hits Phase 2 as 3M, Coke, Others Roll...

Closed Loop gets vote of confidence from Fortune 500 consumer brand backers, as they opt to keep capital in a pool available...

Loop Industries Hopes to Revolutionize Plastic Recycling

Loop Industries says it has come up with a solution for how to better recycle plastic waste. Only 10% of all plastics produced worldwide...

Singapore’s Circulate Capital Eyes Recycling to Stem Ocean Plastics

Investment management firm Circulate Capital is seeding companies that prevent ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia, raising $106 million. The fund recently...

COVID-19 Isn’t Only Reason U.S. Glass Recycling Trails Europe

Glass recycling in the U.S. is down due to COVID-19 and weak laws.Reused and recycled glass is cheaper to produce than making...

Coronavirus May Boost Recycling’s Status From Helpful to Critical

Pandemic is highlighting that recycling is now essential to U.S. manufacturing Investors are boosting funding of startups that promise to improve the sorting...

Chanel-Backed Sulapac Rolls Out Mojito-Proof Straws as Eco-Conscious Brands Ditch Plastic

Karma Takeaway: As awareness about plastic pollution rises, more big brands and investors are relying on startups like Sulapac to drive packaging...

Investment Dollars Flow Into Circular Economy As Concerns Over Plastic Trash...

Just as money moves around in a financial system, seeding companies and wealth, investors are seeking startups that give trash a few...

As Wind Turbines Age, Recycling Blades Poses a Problem

Hundreds of thousands of wind turbines spin out electrical power in the U.S. and around the world, and as demand for wind...

How TUSHY’s Bidets Are Cleaning Up Both Backsides and the Environment

What has long been considered a luxury item in the West -- especially in the U.S. -- may finally be going mainstream,...

Growing Number of AI Robots Take On Waste Processing and Recycling

AMP Robotics has developed Artificial Intelligence-powered robots that can identify, sort and process waste. The company is the latest in a growing...

Fixing U.S. Recycling Industrial Complex: Where Do We Begin?

Key Takeaway: Industry leaders and governments should stop hiding behind the Jane...

Toilet Paper’s Environmental Toll Rises as Alternatives Fail to Catch On

Consider this the next time you buy toilet paper.  If you’re like most American consumers your toilet paper was...

U.S. Cities and States, Facing Avalanche of Recyclables, Look at VC-Backed...

That empty plastic bottle you threw in the recycling bin used to be in for a trip to another hemisphere. That changed...

UAE Firms Aim to Aid Kingdom in Fight Against Rising Plastic...

As the United Arab Emirates grapples with growing plastic pollution from its rapidly-rising population, two local companies say they can help tackle...

Rocket Recycling: Rocket Lab Plans to Recover, Reuse First Stage

Rocket Lab takes recycling to new heights

Closed Loop Partners Bets on Circular Economy to Redefine $110 Billion...

From waste-sorting robots to a 3-D food printing appliance that cuts waste, Closed Loop Partners is backing products that aim to redefine...

Global Race to Crack Waste Management: Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Meet...

Shanghai, the world’s third-largest city, has been frantic about garbage sorting tips since July 1, when the so-called “strictest garbage regulation in...

Greenwashing Packaging: Starbucks, Pepsi Meet Cost and Tech Challenges

Starbucks test of reusable cups, the latest example of drink companies seeking to cut waste, is probably expensive and of limited help...

Blockchain Startup Provides Uber-like App for Waste Management

When China banned the import of 24 types of solid waste last year, the action disrupted $5.6 billion in exports from the...
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