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Burning waste to make energy: How Amazon, American Airlines and Subaru are trying to get out of landfills

Burning waste to make energy: How Amazon, American Airlines and Subaru are trying to get out of landfills

In northern California’s Stanislaus County, next to a landfill, there’s a company managing waste in a very different way: by burning trash instead of burying it. The energy recovery facility run by New Jersey-based Covanta harnesses steam to make enough electricity to power 18,000 homes in the area. A portion of the waste comes from …

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The plant-based food industry is facing a reset as Beyond Meat and Oatly shares suffer

The plant-based food industry is facing a reset as Beyond Meat and Oatly shares suffer

In this photo illustration Oatly oat milk is shown on May 20, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Wall Street appears to be souring on plant-based substitutes. Shares of Beyond Meat and Oatly have shed more than half their value this year. The stocks are both high-profile and relative recent entrants to …

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Tech is hitting the brakes on hiring even as other industries keep adding jobs

Tech is hitting the brakes on hiring even as other industries keep adding jobs

San Francisco Compassandcamera | Getty Images U.S. employers added more jobs than expected in April amid a tight labor market, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But the tech sector, which boomed during the pandemic, is showing signs of contraction. Facebook parent company Meta is pausing hiring and scaling down some recruitment plans, Insider …

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Why US gas prices are at a record, and why they'll stay high for a long time | CNN Business

Why US gas prices are at a record, and why they’ll stay high for a long time | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a major reason that US drivers are paying record prices for gasoline. But it’s not the only cause of the spike. Numerous factors are pushing prices up, with regular gasoline hitting a record $4.40 a gallon Wednesday according to AAA’s survey. Gas prices were already …

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What parents should know about the increase in unexplained hepatitis cases in children | CNN

What parents should know about the increase in unexplained hepatitis cases in children | CNN

CNN  —  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating cases of unexplained hepatitis in children. As many as 109 cases are under investigation. On Friday, the CDC reported that these cases have affected children in 25 states and territories. Nearly all the children needed to be hospitalized; five children have died, the …

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Boeing is losing the plane race. So it packed up and left for Washington | CNN Business

Boeing is losing the plane race. So it packed up and left for Washington | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Boeing is moving its headquarters from Chicago to a suburb of Washington, DC. But some analysts think this move is one in the wrong direction. Boeing was based in Seattle from its founding in 1916 to 2001. During its heyday it was renowned as an engineering-driven company that made the …

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