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Colorado Gov. Polis vetoes bill ending state incentives for certain recycling techniques

Colorado Gov. Polis vetoes bill ending state incentives for certain recycling techniques

Governor Jared Polis vetoed a bill that would have stopped state incentives for pyrolysis and gasification recycling projects in Colorado.

Sam Brasch reports for Colorado Public Radio.

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Discard these common recycling myths

Despite recycling being around for decades, many misconceptions persist about what can and cannot be recycled.

Allyson Chiu reports for The Washington Post.

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California close to wrapping investigation on Exxon's role in plastic pollution

California close to wrapping investigation on Exxon's role in plastic pollution

California's Attorney General announced an impending decision on potential legal actions against Exxon Mobil Corp over its role in global plastic pollution.

Valerie Volcovici reports for Reuters.

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Recycling critical metals from electronics could ease mining impacts

Recycling critical metals from electronics could ease mining impacts

Recycling e-waste offers a vital alternative to mining for metals needed for green technologies, reducing environmental damage.

Maddie Stone reports for Grist.

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Industry giants show support for federal recycling fee initiative

Industry giants show support for federal recycling fee initiative

Major petrochemical companies and manufacturers, including Exxon Mobil and LyondellBasell, are exploring with lawmakers the idea of implementing a federal fee on packaging to bolster recycling efforts.

James Osborne reports for the Houston Chronicle.

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EU's recycled content rules stir controversy

The European Commission is proposing more lenient standards for what counts as recycled material in products, a decision that aligns with the chemical industry's interests.

Leonie Cater reports for POLITICO.

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The illusion of plastic recycling: a 40 year deception

A recent report reveals a decades-long campaign by the plastics industry falsely promoting the feasibility of plastic recycling.

Joseph Winters reports for Grist.

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