Recycling watch: Food and consumer products
- GARBAGE and RECYCLING. // World Almanac for Kids;1997, p90
This article provides information about garbage and recycling. Everything you see will probably be replaced or thrown away someday. Skates, clothes, the toaster, the refrigerator, furniture-they may break or wear out, or you may get tired of them and want new ones sooner or later. Where will...
- Manufacturing for reuse. Bylinsky, Gene; Moore, Alicia Hills // Fortune;2/6/1995, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p102
Discusses the hottest new production trend in the world: design for disassembly (DFD). How more companies are designing products to be torn apart into reusable pieces; Why DFD is environmentally-friendly and profitable; Examples in various industries; Automobiles; BMW's Series 3 auto;...
- coming home to roost. Moodie, Ramsay // Charter;Oct2011, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p24
The article focuses on the responsibility of the product manufacturers in Australia for recycling of products returned by consumers. It states the Product Stewardship Act 2011, a law which contains provisions that support and regulate the operation of product stewardship programs. It mentions...
- Of pencils & procurement: Cities closing the loop. Terrazas, Michael // American City & County;Jan1995, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p44
Reports on the increasing use of recycled products by local governments and county procurement offices in the United States. Impact on business, markets and prices; Closure of recycling loop; US Conference of Mayors' report on written policies; Standards laid down by President Bill Clinton's...
- Indefinable class. Bayley, Stephen // Management Today;May2003, p83
It was told that driving at all would be in penitential three-wheelers with bodies made out of recycled Slovakian suitcases powered by miniature engines running on gas emitted by chicken droppings. So far from the hair shirt, the big trend in vehicle evolution is towards silk-lined cashmere...
- GARBAGE and RECYCLING. // World Almanac for Kids;1999, p88
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- RECYCLED CONTENT OR BUST. Grogan, Peter L. // BioCycle;Sep2001, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p78
Calls for different industries to use recycled materials in their products. Reasons products are not designed with recycling and recovery in mind; Opinion on developing and expanding uses for recovered materials in consumer products and packaging.
- Good things come in recycled packaging. Young, John E. // World Watch;Jul/Aug1990, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p37
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- O catador de materiais reciclÃ¡veis: um agente ambiental. Ferraz, Lucimare; de Andrea Gomes, Mara Helena; Busato, Maria Assunta // Cadernos EBAPE.BR;2012, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p763
The activity of recyclable material collectors is configured as a means of social inclusion as it generates funds for the purchase of consumer goods. This essay aims to present aspects of the universe of the work of these collectors for the purpose of generating reflections on the environment,...