Big makers and users of plastic packaging are betting on a recycling technology, chemical recycling, that has failed for decades to take off, as new rules push them to find ways to cut waste and greenhouse-gas emissions tied to plastic.
If you find yourself sipping a cold brew with a piece of watermelon in your hand this summer, you can thank the bees for making that snack possible.
Leaders of some the world’s biggest plastic chemical makers implored their industry to take ownership over plastic waste Wednesday amid growing public outcry over plastic pollution that is spurring single-use plastic bans across Europe and in the U.S.
Dow AgroSciences has applied for a large expansion of sulfoxaflor, a pesticide shown to harm bees, according to a federal notice last week.
According to the latest push by House Republicans, pesticides — all of them — are so safe there's no longer any need to bother asking experts to determine their harm to our most endangered species before approving them.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.