Hilton to Recycle 1M Bars of Soap by Global Handwashing Day

March 19, 2019

Hilton’s Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton and All Suites brands are launching the Clean the World Challenge in partnership with Clean the World, a global health leader dedicated to sustainability and water, sanitization and health. Embassy Suites by Hilton, […]

2019 Sees Increase in State Bottle Bill Proposals

March 13, 2019

So far in 2019, at least six states have proposed bottle bills to ramp up efforts to recycle beverage containers. Bills currently have been proposed in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Tennessee and West Virginia. According to a Recycling Today […]

Circulate Capital Publishes Guide to Help Solve SSEA Ocean Plastic Crisis

March 6, 2019

Circulate Capital, the investment management firm dedicated to incubating and financing companies and infrastructure that prevent ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia (SSEA), today released “Investing to Reduce Plastic Pollution in South and Southeast Asia: A Handbook for Action,” […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

EPA Finalizes Standards for Managing Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

March 15, 2019

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its standards for managing hazardous waste pharmaceuticals. The updated standards, “Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals and Amendment to the Hazardous Waste Listing for Nicotine,” aim to reduce the cost and compliance […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Coca-Cola Foundation Rewards Charities Working to Improve U.S. Recycling

March 15, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Coca-Cola Foundation extended $5.4 million of charitable grants to organizations working on ambitious plans for improving recycling in its hometown of Atlanta and other cities across the country. The Recycling Partnership, The Green Blue Institute in Orlando, Keep Houston […]

Oil & Gas, Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Refuse Vehicles Go Full Circle with Redeem RNG

March 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced an increased demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) from the refuse sector, particularly in California, where refuse trucks are fueled by the very solid waste they haul. The city of Fresno signed a two-year agreement […]