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Miscellaneous, Public Works

Maryland Recycler Donates 36K Masks to Healthcare Workers

March 26, 2020

Via: Waste360

Beltsville, Md.-based Sun Recycling is donating 36,000 N95 respirator masks to healthcare workers in the Washington, D.C., area who are working on the frontlines during the COVID-19 crisis. The company received the unopened boxes of masks a few months ago […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Airport Aims to Reduce Food Waste Via Area Partnership

March 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

In the U.S., food waste is estimated to be between 30 to 40 percent of the supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Efforts have been made to reduce this waste, but timelines for freshness and consumption make it […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Connecticut governor says new bill would enable more digital services

February 25, 2020

Via: StateScoop

Many state leaders say they want to create a government that uses technology to become more efficient and convenient for its residents, but in Connecticut, there are regulations impeding such development. Legislation introduced earlier this month by Gov. Ned Lamont […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works, Waste Management

Waste Reduction Initiatives Ahead of Super Bowl LIV

January 31, 2020

Via: Waste360

Various companies are partnering to reduce waste and promote sustainability ahead of Super Bowl LIV in Miami this weekend. Here’s a look at what PepsiCo, Centerplate, Ball, Bud Light and Food Rescue US are doing for this year’s big game. […]


Miscellaneous

Leyline Announces $150M Investment from Newlight Partners

November 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

Leyline Renewable Capital, a provider of development financing across several renewable energy sectors, announced a $150 million investment by Newlight Partners LP. This investment will enable Leyline to identify and provide development-stage debt and equity to support renewable energy projects […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Navigating Technology in Waste & Recycling

November 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

In the latest episode of our NothingWasted! Podcast, we bring you a dynamic Spotlight Session from WasteExpo 2019: “Navigating Technology in Waste & Recycling.” The discussion features: Mark Abbass, chief marketing officer for AMCS Group; Brian Giambagno, chief financial officer […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Coca-Cola, KAB Unveil Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Recipients

September 16, 2019

Via: Waste360

National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation announced the recipients of their 2019 Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program in a combined effort to improve recycling collection in more public space locations throughout the country. The […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

PepsiCo Accelerates Plastic Waste Reduction Efforts

September 13, 2019

Via: Waste360

PepsiCo, Inc. announced a new target to reduce 35 percent of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic. Progress will be driven by the […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Kroger’s Innovation Fund Names Inaugural Food Waste Prevention Cohort

September 3, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Innovation Fund, a program of The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation, recently named its inaugural cohort of innovators, selected from nearly 400 applicants who submitted interest earlier this year during the first-ever open call. The invitation […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Hasbro to Phase Out Plastic from New Toy, Game Packaging

August 28, 2019

Via: Waste360

Pawtucket, R.I.-based toy manufacturer Hasbro, Inc. announced that beginning in 2020, it plans to start phasing out plastic from new product packaging, including plastic elements like polybags, elastic bands, shrink wrap, window sheets and blister packs. The company’s ambition is […]