A bag ban in Austin, Texas, has resulted in the reduction of the use of single-use bags, but also led to complications with an increasing number of thicker plastic bags getting into the city's recycling stream.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials stood in front of a verdant baseball diamond Monday morning in Camden. The field used to be a landfill where folks from across the city dumped their trash, including chemicals and medical waste....More
The federal government resurrected the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool by altering a recent executive order that outlines the federal government’s sustainability plans for the next decade....More
Mathy Stanislaus, assistant administrator in the EPA's office of solid waste and emergency response, talks about the merits of a circular economy and how the waste and recycling industry can play a role in achieving that goal....More
A bag ban in Austin, Texas, has resulted in the reduction of the use of single-use bags, but also led to complications with an increasing number of thicker plastic bags getting into the city's recycling stream....More
Approved by the City Council in November, the $6.1 million curbside program will provide twice-a-month pickups at about 76,000 homes. Residents will be charged $2.95 a month on their utility bill....More
Illinois recycling firm Cimco Resources Inc. plans to move and expand its Milwaukee operations after buying a large construction yard and warehouse on South Chase Avenue that used to be part of the Pelton Casteel Inc. factory....More
Due to a change in policy at the Waste Management facility in Capitol Heights where the city's recyclables are taken, Bowie officials are asking resident not to include plastic bags with their other recyclables for curbside pickup starting this week....More