China’s tougher trash standards hurting Central Coast recyclers
Staff and wire report A global trash crunch that has created tons of used plastic and paper piling up at recycling centers across America has hit home on the Central Coast. Trash haulers are asking for extraordinary rate hikes as they slow picking lines and add staff to meet sharply reduced contamination limits for goods Read More →
Our view: Tougher trash standards a different kind of trade war
According to President Donald Trump, trade wars are quick and easy to win. However, trash haulers and recycling companies across the nation and the region will tell you about a trade war that’s dirty, long-lasting and a losing proposition. Since late last year, China has been raising its standards for accepting millions of tons of Read More →
Patagonia’s Nano Puff jackets more eco-friendly than ever
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Successful formula: Thousand Oaks woman rethinks the baby bottle
Seven years after Christine Barlow’s son was born with a birth defect, the baby bottle business she launched to help other infants avoid the same problem is up and running.