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Miscellaneous, Public Works

Winters Bros.: Retire Worn U.S. Flags with Respect, Not in the Trash

June 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

Summer is right around the corner, and as people look forward to barbecues, beaches and fireworks, they will no doubt be producing more trash and recycling. But when people think of items that are regularly thrown away or recycled, the […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Kohl’s Joins How2Recycle Program

June 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

Kohl’s announced it has joined the How2Recycle label program in an effort to help customers be more informed about their recycling decisions. As part of the company’s sustainability efforts to reduce waste and conserve resources, Kohl’s has partnered with the […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Ford Recycles 1.2B Plastic Bottles a Year for Vehicle Parts

June 7, 2019

Via: Waste360

Ford Motor Company is helping play a role in promoting environmentally friendly auto parts, and one way it’s doing that is by using recycled plastic bottles for underbody shields on all cars and SUVs and wheel liners on F-series trucks. […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Danone North America Achieves Zero waste-to-landfill Goal at N.J. Plant

June 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

Danone North America announced that its plant in Bridgeton, N.J., has become the first of its manufacturing locations in the U.S. to achieve zero waste-to-landfill status. Danone said the journey involves a constant evaluation to optimize the choice and usage […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Pharmacy, University Launch Blockchain Consortium to Reclaim Medical Waste

June 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

Good Shepherd Pharmacy and Lipscomb University’s College of Pharmacy have launched a nationwide consortium of prescription repositories, healthcare organizations and higher education institutions to reclaim medications and track prescription waste. The nonprofit Good Shepherd Pharmacy and Lipscomb University have joined […]


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Tequila Neat, Hold the Waste: A Look at One Distiller’s Zero Waste Efforts

May 21, 2019

Via: Waste360

As tequila continues to rise in popularity, with tequila exports to the U.S. reaching 20.4 million cases in 2018, it’s worth looking at how the libation is produced and its impact on the planet. Tequila Cazadores was originally born in […]


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Report: Impact of Plastics Reveals “Severe” Climate Damage

May 21, 2019

Via: Waste360

In 2019 alone, the production and incineration of plastic will add more than 850 million metric tons of greenhouse gases (GHG) to the atmosphere—equal to the pollution from 189 new 500-megawatt coal-fired power plants. That’s according to a new report […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Phoenix Installs Cameras to Stop Illegal Trash Dumping

May 17, 2019

Via: Waste360

In an effort to stop people from illegally dumping trash, the city of Phoenix has installed cameras in four regions of the city to catch violators in the act. On May 15, a camera in an alley near Third Street […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

How Samsung is Tackling the Global E-waste Problem

May 16, 2019

Via: Waste360

Electronic waste (e-waste) is a fast-growing segment of the world’s waste stream, and as companies release new and improved products, consumers and businesses are quick to part with their old devices and invest in the new. In an effort to […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Plastic Waste Discovered During Deepest-ever Ocean Dive

May 15, 2019

Via: Waste360

Retired Naval Officer Victor Vescovo dove nearly 36,000 feet in the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench only to find what appears to be plastic waste. According to The Guardian, Vescovo is still trying to confirm that the material he found is […]