The first government in the world to institute a beverage container deposit and recycling system, Canada’s British Columbia (BC), maintains a strong overall recovery rate, but the program prompts some concerns about cost and transparency in a new study by the Container Recycling Institute (CRI).
As part of Recyclebank’s monthly educational initiative, the New York-based reward-incentive company is offering up an array of contamination content to its users – municipal residents located in 350 communities throughout the nation....More
As clothing and textile makers across the globe are looking at the sustainability and environmental footprint of their products, especially those including denim and cotton, waste and recycling are entering the minds of fashion leaders....More
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is eager for his home state’s landfills to be greener, cleaner and leaner by shedding tons of out-of-state garbage. But the diet the Democrat devised earlier this month via federal legislation doesn’t pass the refuse industry’s sniff test....More
This package of stories includes comprehensive analysis of the safety issues facing the waste and recycling industry. Coverage includes features, best practices pieces, case studies and commentary....More
The waste management company that owns both the smoldering Bridgeton Landfill and the adjacent West Lake Landfill contaminated with radioactive waste is trying to reassure the community that it has the situation under control....More
A treatment system installed in 2013 by the state Department of Environmental Protection has "greatly reduced" emissions of a noxious gas from the Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury, according to a report released Tuesday by a federal public health agency....More