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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Ravago Acquires Equity Interest in Advanced Recycling Company Alterra Energy

July 22, 2021

Via: Waste360

Alterra Energy, an innovative advanced recycling technology company, and Ravago, a global leader in polymer recycling and distribution, announced today that Ravago has acquired an equity interest in Alterra Energy. Ravago will be a strategic partner in supplying pre-processed waste […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling won’t solve plastic crisis, report finds

July 21, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

A new report says that recycling methods alone won’t eradicate plastic pollution. Published by Filipino public interest network Eco Waste Coalition on Wednesday, July 21, the review outlines how ineffective advanced recycling methods such as chemical recycling, waste-to-energy and pyrolysis […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

What Role Should Waste & Recycling Play in Sustainability?

June 16, 2021

Via: Waste360

When most people think “sustainability,” they are often surprised to learn about how the waste and recycling industry is increasingly playing a bigger role as well. (and always has been, right?) Over the past months, Waste360 has gone all-in on […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Reloop Impacts European Waste Policy and Its Plans for the U.S.

June 15, 2021

Via: Waste360

Determining what a circular economy should look like, and advancing policy around it, is best done by bringing together environmental groups, government, and industry—or so that is the belief of international nonprofit Reloop whose work has centered around that premise […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Anchorage Engineer to Recycle Plastic Ocean Debris into Plastic Lumber

May 27, 2021

Via: Waste360

Patrick Simpson of Anchorage wants to try and solve the astronomical costs of lumber and building materials when shipped to his home state of Alaska. His goal: he wants to create artificial lumber from plastic ocean debris. Simpson, an engineer […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Compology Announces Clean and Green City Grants Initiative

May 26, 2021

Via: Waste360

Compology, the leading company devoted to sustainability through waste metering, today announced their Clean and Green grants initiative. The grants will be offered to 25 municipalities of any size throughout the United States and provide cities with Compology’s technology enabling […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Nature Valley and Down to Earth With Zac Efron Partner for Recycling Awareness

May 26, 2021

Via: Waste360

On the heels of announcing the first plastic snack bar wrapper to be approved by How2Recycle as store drop-off recyclable for its iconic Crunchy granola bar, Nature ValleyTM is teaming up with eco-friendly actor and activist Zac Efron and Down […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Glad Teams Up with Recyclops to Bring Recycling to 100,000 New Households

May 18, 2021

Via: Waste360

Glad, the nation’s leading household waste solutions brand, and Recyclops, a technology-enabled sustainability and recycling startup, are joining forces to expand access to recycling for consumers throughout the country. Through the new partnership, Glad and Recyclops will innovate on more […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Resilient U.S. Paper Industry Maintains High Recycling Rate in 2020

May 13, 2021

Via: Waste360

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced that 65.7 percent of paper consumed in the United States was recycled in 2020, maintaining a recycling rate that has been consistently high for over a decade. Since 2009, paper recycling […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Three advanced recycling technologies nominated for innovation award “Renewable Material of the Year 2021”

May 4, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The advisory board of the conference had to choose between 36 innovative and excellent submissions from all over the world. Six of them have now been elected to present their new technologies and applications to a wide audience at the […]