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As LA County Sets New Infection Record, State Leaders’ Behavior Sends Mixed Messages

December 3, 2020

California, like the rest of the nation, is seeing a dramatic rise in COVID infections and deaths — and Los Angeles County has some of the most dire statistics. Health officials reported more than 7,500 new cases in the county […]


New Grant Program Aims to Protect Marine and Inland Waterways from Litter

November 24, 2020

Marinas and local governments across the US and Canada can stop litter from entering coastal and inland waterways and reduce marine debris thanks to a new grant program sponsored by Dart Container Corporation and UltraTech International, Inc. Dart will provide […]


Covid vaccines must be ‘a global, public good,’ WHO says

November 19, 2020

News from global pharma firms that their coronavirus vaccine candidates are highly effective is welcome, but work needs to be done to ensure they reach everyone around the world, the World Health Organization’s Europe chief said Thursday. “I firmly believe […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Oceana Report Looks at How Plastic Waste is Harming Marine Wildlife in U.S.

December 1, 2020

Via: Waste360

Oceana, an international organization focused solely on oceans—and achieving positive, measurable change—has put out a new report that illustrates how plastic waste affects sea turtles and marine mammals in U.S. waters. Using data from government agencies and marine life organizations […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Textbook Rental Service Chegg to Upcycle 85 Tons of Recycled Paper into Notebooks

December 1, 2020

Via: Waste360

About 320 million books are thrown away each year rather than recycled or reused, and paper accounts for 25% of waste in the landfill. Textbooks are often difficult to recycle due to their thick, glued bindings, making them a part […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Cannabis Can! is Navigating Recycling in a Newly-Legal Industry

November 25, 2020

Via: Waste360

The cannabis industry is forcing businesses in every sector from finance to waste to rapidly adapt to evolving state regulations while adhering to the federal government’s stance on the plant. The rush to open business doors as the United States […]