The New York Times ran a story titled A Maine Paper Mill’s Unexpected Savior: China about a 130-year old paper mill in Old Town, Maine. Continue reading “Abandoned Maine paper mill resurrected by Chinese cardboard company”
Hilary Brueck wrote an article for Business Insider titled An MIT researcher says we should trash all our recyclable plastic, and he’s probably right.
« Recycling plastic uses up a lot of resources, and after all the hauling around, sorting, and processing of bottles and containers, it often ends up getting thrown away or burned. » Continue reading “Is recycling plastic worth the resources it consumes?”
Brett Walton wrote an article titled As Seas Rise, Unchecked Groundwater Use Sinks Coastal Cities. Continue reading “As Seas Rise, Unchecked Groundwater Use Sinks Coastal Cities”
Visual Capitalist published an article about new environmental regulations which will increase the cost of maritime shipping. Given that “over 90% of all global trade takes place on our oceans,” this will likely have an effect on consumer prices. Continue reading “IMO 2020: The Big Shipping Shake-Up”