In 2012, containers and packaging made up the largest category of garbage in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. While packaging plays an important role in protecting products, companies and consumers are looking for ways to make it more sustainable.
Five former administrators at the state’s child protective agency said Wednesday they were wrongfully terminated. They were fired in late April for their alleged role in leaving thousands of child abuse and neglect cases ignored.
The city-owned Papago Golf Course in Phoenix lost money for years until a change in management in 2011. Revenue has increased since then, but remodeling was never finished. A proposed agreement with ASU might get the course the green it needs.
Salt River Project has finished installing new clean air technology at its coal-fired power plant in St. Johns, Ariz. The $470 million project meets EPA requirements to reduce haze over national parks in the Southwest.
Ferguson, Staten Island, Cleveland. The conversation about race in this country has reached fever pitch in 2014. We'll talk about race and much more with the mayor of Memphis, a city with one of the highest African American populations in the U.S.