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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Subaru of America Announces Recycling Milestone

February 15, 2019

Via: Waste360

Subaru of America announced that it has recycled one million pieces of waste through the automaker’s ongoing Subaru Loves the Earth recycling program, created in partnership with TerraCycle. “This milestone means a lot to us at Subaru because it reinforces […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

American Manganese Li-Ion Battery Recycling Tech Completes First Stages of Pilot Tests

February 15, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

Surrey, Canada based American Manganese Inc., has completed stages 1 and 2 of the Company’s lithium-ion battery recycling pilot plant operations which included the pre-treatment of feedstock material and a leach of the cathode active material. “It is exciting to […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Amazon’s Plastic Mailers Jam Recycling Machinery

February 13, 2019

Via: Waste360

In an effort to fit more packages in delivery trucks and planes, retail and e-commerce giant Amazon has reduced the amount of shipments it packs in cardboard boxes and has opted for lighter-weight plastic mailers. That move, according to waste […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Grants Provide Relief for Nebraska Recycling Programs

February 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

Nebraska’s Department of Environmental Quality recently awarded 49 grants, totaling $1.3 million, to the recipients its annual Litter Reduction and Recycling Grant program. One of the recipients, Keep Columbus Beautiful, was awarded more than $33,000 to help fund its public […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Glass Bottle Recycling Scheme Introduced in Hong Kong

February 8, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

Hong Kong’s Environmental Protection Department (EPD) has rolled out the Glass Container Recycling Charter and a series of promotional and publicity activities to further raise public awareness on glass bottle recycling. Officiating at a launch ceremony, the Secretary for the […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

What Cities and States Can Do to Tackle Food Waste

February 7, 2019

Via: Waste360

Cities and states are uniquely positioned to take on the challenges of dealing with food waste and are increasingly motivated to do so. They are charged with reducing massive volumes of material going to landfill; many are working to meet […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Tennessee Recycler to Cease Operations

February 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

A recycler in Northeast Tennessee announced its plans to close its operations in March. According to a Recycling Today report, Tri City Waste Paper Co. Inc. in Kingsport, Tenn., also announced it will stop taking recyclables on February 15. Tri […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Nashville, Tenn., Nixes Glass Collection Program for Metro Area

February 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

Nashville, Tenn., has nixed a pilot program that attempted to recycle more glass from the downtown Metro area. Last year, the mayor pushed for a glass recycling program that would make curbside glass collections worthwhile for the city. According to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Returns to Montgomery, Ala., After a Three-year Absence

February 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

At a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week, the city of Montgomery, Ala., RePower South (RPS) and the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the Montgomery Recycling and Recovery Facility has resumed advanced residential recycling operations. “This ribbon cutting speaks to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Utah’s Waste Tire Program May Be Falling Flat

February 1, 2019

Via: Waste360

Utah’s tire recycling program, which is funded by a $1 fee on every new tire sold, may be falling flat. A recent legislative audit found the program’s goals aren’t being fully realized—Utah’s motorists are actually generating more waste tires than […]