19Apr/19

Women In Recycling: ISRI 2019 Conference Highlights Challenges, Opportunities

By Mitch Ratcliffe

The progress of recycling and women’s leadership are tightly linked. New ideas are essential to transforming the industry’s 20th Century model into more efficient digitally managed infrastructure for recovering and reusing materials in the United States. Women bring those ideas and new energy to recycling.

“It’s a hidden industry that many women would not consider, but they should,” said Nidi Turakhia, executive vice president of Allied Alloys during a panel discussion at the 2019 Institute for …read more

19Apr/19

Healing the Planet With a Stethoscope

By Earth911

As humans, we like to think in categories, but the truth is we’ve never lived in a world where the health of humans, ecosystems, and the planet could be effectively addressed in silos. The severe and wide-ranging effects of climate change — the biggest health threat of the 21st century according to the World Health Organization — force us to confront and address this reality.

We must attend not only to human health but also to …read more

19Apr/19

Earth Day: 10 More Environmental Quotes To Inspire

By Earth911

We think before we act, but we often act only on short-term benefits without thinking about the long-term consequences. Here are 10 quotes to keep in mind when the environment will be impacted by your actions.

1.

“Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everythng moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.”
— Frida Kahlo [Tweet This]

2.

“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”
— William Shakespeare [Tweet This]

3.

“The first rukle of sustainability is to …read more