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FILE PHOTO: Plastic bottles of Coca-Cola at a Carrefour Hypermarket store...

Plastics maker Indorama commits $1.5 billion to recycling

Thai chemicals company Indorama Ventures has committed $1.5 billion of investment in recycling as consumers become more aware of the environmental impact of single-use plastic and regulators push for more recycling, it said on Wednesday.

FILE PHOTO: Exhaust rises from the stacks of the Harrison Power Station in...

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement

Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, arguing it prolongs U.S. reliance on coal power and obstructs states that pursue cleaner electricity generation.

An employee sorts plastic bottles at the Weeco plastic recycling factory at...

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers

A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't get enough to sustain her business.

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