Current Headlines

  1. U.S. EPA's Latest Municipal Solid Waste Data Demonstrates America's Evolving Waste Stream

    The National Waste & Recycling Association (Waste & Recycling) today offered additional insight into the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on municipal waste generation and recycling rates, noting that the latest statistics, based on 2012 data, show a continual decline in per capita waste generation and an evolving waste stream that continues the trends of less printed paper and lighter-weight packaging

  2. Miller Recycling Helps Answer The Questions - If Recycling Is The 'Right Thing To Do' Why Is It Sometimes Difficult Or Costly?

    Miller Recycling Corporation, a 70+ year old company, would like to attempt to address some frequently asked questions and statements regarding recycling

  3. USW: Include Workers In Response To Leak At N.M. Nuclear Waste Facility

    The United Steelworkers (USW) today called on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct full medical testing of workers and include the union as a partner in its investigation after a radiation leak at a nuclear waste isolation plant near Carlsbad, N.M

  4. Progressive Waste Solutions Acquires Interest In TerraCycle® Canada

    Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (NYSE:BIN)(TSX:BIN), the largest waste management company in Canada, announced today that it acquired a 19.9% interest in TerraCycle Canada

  5. Sims Recycling Solutions Achieves e-Stewards Certification

    The e-Stewards certification was created by the Basel Action Network (BAN), a non-profit environmental organization focused on preventing irresponsible trade of toxic waste, including electronic waste (e-waste)

  6. AcuComm Launches A New Service Targeting Recycling Plant Development

    AcuComm Waste Futures has announced the launch of Recycling Plant Business Finder Worldwide. The web-based service identifies waste plant developments in over 75 countries around the world with a stated or potential recycling capacity, and provides more than 1,350 direct contacts for those involved with the projects

  7. Former RIT Roommates Team Up To Create Wastewater Treatment Savings

    Instead of “flushing away” what most people view as unwanted solid waste, two former Rochester Institute of Technology roommates have reunited to come up with a way to make that waste save money for municipalities and businesses.

  8. EPA And Freddie Mac To Cut Carbon Pollution And Increase Affordability Of Multifamily Buildings

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Energy Star program and Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) have signed an agreement that will help to cut carbon pollution while increasing the affordability of multifamily housing properties

  9. 10 Times Too Much Pollution Is Way Too Much

    Clean water advocates are challenging weak pollution permits awarded to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) that allow three sewage treatment plants to dump phosphorous at 10 times the level USEPA studies say should be allowed into area waterways

  10. E-Commerce Fulfillment Leader J.M. Field Marketing Increases Green Effort With Recycling And Sustainable Efforts

    J.M. Field Marketing has always been an environmental friendly company with their recycling efforts and purchase of green friendly products for their offices and warehouses. In 2014 J. M. Field Marketing will increase their effort to be environmentally conscious

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