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Talking Trash and Recycling

Donna was invited to speak for the West Pikeland Township Environmental Advisory Council to discuss improving residential recycling habits. Topics included why recycling is important, how the process works, and how we can improve the quality of recycling to create value in a circular economy.

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Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Did you know that less than 200 years ago most American homes were lit by whale-oil lamps?  How did we, as a Nation, move from depleting our whale resource to utilizing a new fossil fuel resource?  It was not a “Save the Whales” campaign, and it did not happen as a result of

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Can I Recycle This?

When I talk about sustainability, people usually think I mean just recycling. In my opinion, recycling is the penultimate thing you should do with a material, next to putting it in the garbage can. Here are 5 reasons why I think the recycling process in the US is broken.

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Measuring Social Value in 5 Steps

Sustainability is regarded as the “Triple Bottom Line – People, Planet, and Profits.” As environmental, health & safety professionals, we have historically focused on pollution prevention as part of the “planet” pillar of sustainability; and on

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Sustainable Finance – The Bottom Line

Economics is the study of how societies use scarce resources to produce valuable commodities and distribute them among different groups. There is a finite amount of financial resources available and each group

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