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Lyon County, Minn., Works on Next Steps for Recycling Contract
In a separate letter dated September 6, Southwest Sanitation claimed it would rescind its previous…
September 16th 2019
Colorado Legislators Seek Solutions to Boost Recycling Efforts
Right now, only 15 cities in Colorado automatically provide households with a recycling cart, while…
September 16th 2019
The Coca-Cola Foundation, KAB Announce Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Recipients
For the past 13 years, The Coca-Cola Foundation has supported the program, which has donated…
September 13th 2019
Will Aluminum Cans Replace Plastic Bottles?
Plastic remains the modern world’s packaging material of choice. Roughly a third of the 350…
September 12th 2019
Republic Services CEO Named to Forbes' 2019 America's Most Innovative Leaders
Republic Services, Inc. announced that Chief Executive Officer Donald “Don” W. Slager was recognized on…
September 12th 2019
States Look for New Ways to Recycle Your Plastic and Paper
After China stopped taking certain recyclables, states work to create a long-term, domestic solution
September 11th 2019
San Francisco is surviving the global recycling crisis. But it’s not easy
At Recology’s recycling center on a San Francisco pier, huge mounds of unsorted paper, plastic,…
September 11th 2019
Walmart stores to participate in car seat recycling event this month
Walmart and TerraCycle have announced the nation's largest car seat recycling event in nearly 4,000…
September 10th 2019
Global ban on exporting hazardous waste to developing countries becomes law
Croatia's 6th of September deposit of ratification of the 1995 Basel Ban Amendment has allowed…
September 10th 2019
Technology Can Help Cities Tackle Recycling Problems
There are production alternatives that have the least impact on the environment when disposing and…
September 6th 2019
California Governor Signs Dual Stream Recycling Bill into Law
Under the new bill, CalRecycle will be required to consider whether jurisdictions have implemented a…
September 6th 2019
The Recycling Partnership Launches Online Recycling Tool
The Recycling Partnership offers technical, operational and educational assistance to communities in the form of…
September 6th 2019
NWRA Safety Committee Elects New Leadership
The National Waste & Recycling Association’s (NWRA) Safety Committee elected new leadership at its meeting…
September 6th 2019
New Tariffs on Chinese Goods Take Effect
The U.S. had already imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, which are…
September 5th 2019
August 2019 Updated Fire Report: Fires Top 38, 7 Injuries, I Death
The waste and recycling industry has experienced a summer increase in fire incidents for decades.
September 5th 2019