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.
When Brick Township switched to automated recycling in 2013, one of the goals officials had in mind was reducing the township’s annual landfill costs by making it easier for people to recycle items instead of throw them away....More
Recently, ZWIA the Zero Waste International Alliance has upended traditional concepts about the storied Integrated Waste Management Hierarchy that the Environmental Protection Agency published back in 1996....More
The city of Buffalo's recycling rate is far behind the national average. In an effort to improve that rate, Mayor Byron Brown launched a new campaign on Earth Day 2015 in order to improve those numbers....More
Co-located with WasteExpo, the Healthcare Waste Conference is the only educational event that laser-focuses on the largest regulatory, legislative and technical issues that affect the healthcare waste industry....More