Mattresses are often difficult to recycle, but for residents of Connecticut, that may change in the near future. Connecticut recently passed the nation’s first extended producer responsibility (EPR) mattress recycling law, which will require…
Because several states are considering similar Death with Dignity laws, and because such legislation disproportionately affects cancer patients and their families, SCCA conducted a study to describe the institution’s implementation of the Washington st… Continue reading →
Researchers assessed the impact of the partial smoke-free legislation passed in 2006 on the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in the province of Girona and observed it has dropped 11 percent. This decrease has been noticed especially among women… Continue reading →
While Australia has recently passed legislation to ban logos from cigarette packages and to make plain packaging mandatory, other countries are still considering whether or not to take similar measures. New research provides a report on the appeal of p… Continue reading →
Radha Adhar, Program Assistant, Washington, DC I was born in 1986. Which makes me a member of the millennial generation.
I want be a source of information for youth who don’t know about climate change but want to learn. I want to help give a voic… Continue reading →
Illinois is poised to have one of the highest electronic waste recycling goals in the country thanks to recently passed legislation that ratchets up the state’s current law. The bill, now on its way to Governor Pat Quinn’s desk, boosts Illinois’s state-wide e-cycling goal to 60 million pounds by 2013, or about 5.2 pounds per [...] Continue reading →
LAS VEGAS – E-waste, and what to do with it, is a hot topic. Around the country, states have enacted e-cycling legislation, and, as seen through the searches on the Earth911 Recycling Directory, consumers (especially you, our faithful…