Posts Tagged ‘social responsibility’

  • 19th Century Urban Transport Was An Environmental Problem

    More Recyling Matters

    Sep 26, 12 • 194 Views • Businesses, Environment, Labor, Regulation, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Aluminum recycling is in the news because of a break-up. Together, Alcoa and Novelis (owned by HindalCo, an Indian firm) had been collecting and recycling cans–40 billion last year. But no more. Now, competing for used cans, each firm will do it alone.

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    Recycling Matters

    Aug 21, 11 • 208 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Environment, International Trade and FinanceNo Comments

    Coca-Cola has a recycling problem. Last year, it had hoped to process 100 million pounds of recycled PET (bottle grade) plastic in its Spartanburg, S.C. plant and is not even close. Here is why: Less supply of recycled plastic: It is tough to get enough PET