Science + Passion

We are outside people. We want to save the world because we want to keep exploring it. Climate change and plastic pollution pose real threats to the lands and waters we love.

So yes, we want to save the world because it’s the right thing to do, but we’d be dishonest if we didn’t admit that we also want to save our playground!
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Recycling News

Recycling and sustainability are hot topics in the world today. Check out some of the most recent developments and our thoughts on how they impact you, green business, and the future.
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CIRT Corner

Thoughts from the CIRT team on the world of recycling, building a green business, and sustainable living, plus a preview of some of the team's outside work.
July 29, 2022

National Bottle Redemption Legislation

July 18, 2022

A Solution for your Old Electronics- Hidden in Plain Sight

April 5, 2022

Sustainability Series 13: Collaborative Competency

March 29, 2022

Sustainability Series 12: Normative Competency

March 22, 2022

Sustainability Series 11: Values Thinking

March 15, 2022

Sustainability Series 10: Resilience Planning

March 8, 2022

Sustainability Series 9: Anticipatory Competency

March 1, 2022

Sustainability Series 8: Wedding Planning!

February 22, 2022

Sustainability Series 7: Intrapersonal Competency

February 18, 2022

Eco-Feedback Technology to Promote Recycling

February 18, 2022

Making Eco-Friendly Affordable

February 15, 2022

Sustainability Series 6: The Tri State Water Wars

February 14, 2022

Cradle to Grave Analysis of Plastics

February 8, 2022

Sustainability Series 5: Integrative Problem Solving

February 6, 2022

Plastic as a Persistent Marine Pollutant

February 1, 2022

Sustainability Series 4: Materiality Assessments

February 1, 2022

Climate Change and Marine Plastic

January 31, 2022

Comparing the Biodegradation of Plastic to Alternatives

January 26, 2022

Helping Terrapin Manage Their Terraprint

January 25, 2022

Sustainability Series 3: B Corp CIRTification

January 18, 2022

Sustainability Series 2: Circular Economy

January 12, 2022

Sustainability Series 1: Systems Thinking

January 11, 2022

Try an At-Home Plastics Audit for 2022!

January 5, 2022

Marine Debris Tracker: A Citizen Scientist Movement

January 1, 2022

CIRT Commits to SDGs

December 1, 2021

Circularity Assessment Protocol: Data Analysis & Reporting Portal

October 30, 2021

US Leads in Global Plastic Pollution

January 29, 2021

Covid Takes a Toll on the Environment

September 20, 2020

Growth of Plastic Waste Exceeds Mitigation Efforts

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