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December 6, 2019 The world's fourth-largest economy is going cashlessSource: MSN
The world is moving toward cashless payment, and Asia is leading the charge with companies like Alibaba, Tencent and Grab, and fast-growing mobile payment usage rates across the region. In China, more than 600 million people...
December 6, 2019 US weekly jobless claims drop to seven-month lowSource: CNBC
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting their lowest level in seven months, suggesting the labor market remains solid even as the economy is slowing
December 6, 2019 A closer look at container and packaging recycling ratesSource: Resource Recycling
The overall U.S. recycling rate was 35.2% in 2017, but underneath that number is a more complicated picture of material-specific recovery.
With sustainability getting higher on the agendas of companies and governments, the importance of inspiring, illuminating examples increases—especially in the light of this week’s UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid (COP25)....
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Sims Metal Management Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report
November 8, 2019 Source: Waste 360
Novolex’s first sustainability report underscores company’s commitment to plastic waste reduction
November 7, 2019 Source: Plastics Today
DuPont Announces 2030 Sustainability Goals
October 31, 2019 Source: PR NewsWire
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China will waive import tariffs for some US soybeans and pork, finance ministry says
December 6, 2019 - - Source: CNBC
Visualized: Ranking the Goods Most Traded Between the U.S. and China
December 6, 2019 - - Source: Visual Capitalist
Editorial: Buy sustainable this holiday season
December 6, 2019 - - Source: Pitt News
Vineyard Wind: delayed project reveals bluster in US’s offshore wind ambitions
December 6, 2019 - - Source: Power-technology
Report: One in three transport companies aligning with Paris Agreement as investor pressure mounts
December 6, 2019 - - Source: Edie
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