CT environment committees to focus on energy rates, trash, bears

In any given Connecticut legislative session, the Energy and Technology and Environment Committees wrestle with some of the most intractable, complex and downright hard-to-understand problems on, well, the planet. You know — climate change, energy, environmental justice — things like that. This year, add one more item to that listContinue Reading

Fighting The Plastics Plague, One Canoe-Full At A Time

For the Indiana Capital Chronicle: December 14, 2022 By James Bruggers, Inside Climate News Find out what’s happening in Garywith free, real-time updates from Patch. This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news organization that covers climate, energy and the environment. It is republished with permission.Continue Reading

Trash Bag Market to Witness Massive Growth by International Plastics, Primax, Berry Plastic Corp., Plasta, Heyuan Ruijian Plastic Products Co., Ltd., Allied Plastics, Achaika Plastic, Kemii Garbage Bag Co., Reynolds Consumer Products, Inteplast Group

The new report from Quince Market Insights, titled “Global Trash Bag Market Size, Share, Price, Trends, Growth, Report and Forecast 2022-2032,” offers a detailed analysis of the global Trash Bag market. Based on demand, application data, price trends, historical and projected market data, and shares in companies of the largestContinue Reading


The world may never reach zero waste, especially as production and consumption of convenient consumer products and their packaging surges. But a couple of guys in British Columbia are giving their best shot at eliminating a sizable chunk of that trash, focusing on household cleaning products, an approximate $248 billionContinue Reading

Imagine taking heaps and heaps of earth-polluting, unusable plastic waste and actually transforming it into something constructive?Plastic pollution is a proliferating and increasingly overwhelming problem. By 2040, estimates indicate that as much as 710 million tons of solid plastic waste will clog up the earth’s ecosystem, in oceans, rivers andContinue Reading