CR Digital Archive

June 2020

Cover Story

What’s Gone Wrong With Recycling
Of all the plastic ever produced—more than 10 billion tons of it—less than 10 percent has been recycled
How to Eat Less Plastic
Each of us might ingest up to a credit card’s worth of plastic weekly through food and water. Here, how to minimize exposure.

Special Report

Paying for Healthcare in the Age of Coronavirus
Especially if you've lost your job and coverage, getting the care you need can get expensive. Here are strategies to help.


21 Ways to Tame Your Tech Budget
CR shows you how to save on cable, phone, streaming, printing, shopping, and more without sacrificing convenience and fun

Lab Tests

What's the Best String Trimmer Head?
Some cut with ease while others require constant adjustment

Use Your String Trimmer as an Edger
Get crisp lines along patios and walkways


How Processing Changes the Health Benefits of Grapes
The further a food gets from its whole form, the less healthy it is for you


Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, fairer, healthier marketplace
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
From Our President: A Path Toward Sustainability
CR tackles the tough issue of the billions of tons of plastics used in the consumer marketplace

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