Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. said its tire plant in Sumter has achieved zero landfill status, meaning that all of the plant’s waste is converted into recycled products or used for energy, rather than turning it into trash....More
Calgary is unlikely to meet its waste-reduction targets by 2020, according to a new report that finds city residents and businesses continue to throw away lots of things that don’t need to end up in landfills....More
Cities around the United States and throughout the world are celebrating Earth Day, which takes place today (April 22), but is celebrated long before and after. Cities take a variety of approaches to raise awareness of recycling, waste reduction and responsible environmental management.
Jinling is one of hundreds of thousands of waste pickers working in cities across China sorting through other people’s rubbish, removing and sorting anything that can be recycled and selling it for a meagre profit. Most people working in this sector are migrant workers from the countryside who come to big cities to try to make a living....More