Nearly 100 people participated in a rally on the steps of City Hall in New York City in opposition to a bill that would cap the percentage of the city’s waste that can be handled in any one community district.
The Montgomery (Maryland) County Council has unanimously enacted a bill that bans the use and sale of certain expanded polystyrene food service products and the sale of certain polystyrene packing materials in the county....More
This collegiate football season, college and university students and alumni taking part in the GameDay Recycling Challenge recycled or reused 1,098 tons of bottles, cans, paper, cardboard, food scraps, and other recyclables, resulting in a reduction of 3,358 metric tons of greenhouses gases emitted....More
Days after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a citywide ban on expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam containers and packing peanuts, the Foam Recycling Coalition has launched a new grant program to help fund infrastructure for the collection, processing and marketing of products made from polystyrene foam....More
Flagstaff City Council chambers were packed Tuesday night and the subject was immediately obvious. Plastic bags, tied to wrists, packed in bigger bags, pinned to hats and fashioned into skirts were everywhere during a community discussion about the single-use totes....More