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Project Expands Glass Recycling in Denver
The project provides 96-gallon recycling carts to participating businesses arranges for glass collection services through…
January 22nd 2019
$4.5M Phoenix Upgrade Will Get More Recyclables Out of the Landfill
After securing funding from investments and loans through the city and other partners, Phoenix is…
January 22nd 2019
Tons of Items Collected at Super Bowl Recycle Rally
Zoo Atlanta, the NFL, Verizon, and the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee teamed up to…
January 22nd 2019
Phoenix Announces Grand Opening of New Carpet Recycling Plant
As per rough estimates, the U.S. discards around 3.5 billion pounds of carpets every year.
January 21st 2019
Nashville, Tenn., Call Center Logs 60,000 Trash Complaints
The most common issue called in by Nashville residents is trash problems: missed pickups, illegal…
January 21st 2019
Nova Scotia Moves to OK Thermal Disposal of Plastic, Cardboard
Nova Scotia’s Environment Department said the changes to the solid waste regulations are about "allowing…
January 21st 2019
Labor Shortage Prompts Haulers to Think Outside the Box
In an effort to fill some of the holes in its workforce, about 10 years…
January 21st 2019
MassDEP Waste Ban Inspection Program Promotes Recycling
More than 80 percent of observed waste ban violations are for disposal of cardboard.
January 21st 2019
Illinois County Considers Building a Permanent Recycling Campus
Plans for the $7.5 million, 109-acre campus are scheduled for a February 14 vote.
January 21st 2019
$7.5 Recycling Campus Set to Go Before Macon County Board
Details of the project were first announced last year, with the previously Democratic-majority board voting…
January 18th 2019
Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D
Critical materials such as lithium and cobalt are both expensive and dependent on foreign sources…
January 18th 2019
Developing England’s First Advanced Plastics Recycling Facility
The Swindon-based advanced Plastic Recycling Facility, known as aPRF, would be the first plant of…
January 17th 2019
New Furnace Installation to Boost Capacity at PA Recycling Facility
The company makes use of a unique FGA manufacturing process, in which powdered curbside glass…
January 16th 2019
Nestle Waters North America and KAB Partner to Clean Up National Parks
This national effort will kick off on St. Simons Island in Georgia.
January 16th 2019
Cuomo to Include Statewide Plastic Bag Ban in 2019 Budget
The budget will also include legislation that will make most non-alcoholic drink bottles eligible for…
January 16th 2019
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