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California set to enforce recycled content mandates for plastic bottles

Dec 23, 2022
Supporters of AB 793 hope it motivates beverage companies to push for expanded recycling of plastic bottles.
Recyclables are sorted at the Burbank Recycle Center on Dec. 15. Items that can be sold are packaged into bales. Much of the rest ends up in landfills and waterways.
Lily Jamali/Marketplace

A classic midcentury modern chair gets a sustainable remake

Nov 24, 2022
Furniture maker Herman Miller is now manufacturing the Eames plastic shell chair out of post-industrial recycled plastic.
The Eames plastic shell chair in new colors, and a new material — recycled plastic.
Courtesy Herman Miller