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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Gaviña Coffee Company Recycles Three Million Coffee Capsules and Bags with TerraCycle

April 19, 2024

Via: Waste360

Gaviña Coffee Company, makers of Don Francisco’s® Coffee, José’s® Gourmet Coffee, Café La Llave®, and a wide variety of other family-crafted coffees, is celebrating Earth Month by announcing that it has recycled over 3 million used coffee bags, single serve […]


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Repak Estimates Over 62,000 Tonnes of Waste to be Recycled in Ireland this Easter

March 28, 2024

Via: Waste360

Ahead of Easter, Repak is estimating an increase in the amount of recycling done by Irish residents this holiday. Based on a survey of 1,000 adults in Ireland, Repak expects residents to recycle over 62,000 tonnes of waste, an increase […]


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Lee County, Fla. Proposes New Recycling Facility to Keep Up with Local Demand

March 22, 2024

Via: Waste360

Lee County, Fla. is looking to expand its recycling ability by adding a new recycling facility to handle household and business recyclables. According to Christine Brady, Lee Solid Waste Assistant County Manager, the proposed recycling facility will help with residential […]


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Beaufort County, SC Holds Meeting to Educate Residents on Composting, Hands Out Materials

March 14, 2024

Via: Waste360

Beaufort County, S.C. is encouraging its residents to compost and will look to educate the community on the benefits of doing so. This week, leaders from the Beaufort County Solid Waste and Recycling program handed out more than 120 compost […]


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Coral Springs, Fla. Enters into Agreement with Coastal Waste & Recycling

March 8, 2024

Via: Waste360

Coral Springs, Fla. is ending is current trash and recycling contract and entering into a new agreement with Coast Waste & Recycling. This week, City Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the new agreement with Coast Waste & Recycling of Boca […]


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Glacier Gets Investment from Amazon to Fund AI-Powered Robots in Recycling Centers

March 7, 2024

Via: Waste360

Amazon is continuing to invest in companies, announcing its latest partnership with San Francisco start up, Glacier. Glacier, a female-led company, is working to create next-generation, AI-guided recycling robots. The company announced today that is has raised $7.7 million in […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Maine to Vote on Program That Would Require Manufacturers Pay for Packaging Recycling Costs

March 5, 2024

Via: Waste360

The Maina Board of Environmental Protection is holding a public hearing this week on a new program that would require manufacturers to pay for the cost of recycling their packaging. “Producers of products, they’ll pay a fee based on the […]


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Environmental Solutions Group Announces Further Expansion of Innovative Solid Waste & Recycling Technology Solutions

February 23, 2024

Via: Waste360

Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), part of Dover (NYSE: DOV) and the leading integrated provider of refuse collection vehicles and equipment, digital fleet technology solutions, waste hauler software, and compaction and recycling solutions, announced the expansion of its Connected Collections® suite […]


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Newport, Ky. Recycling Plant Relocating Following Years of Complaints from Residents

February 16, 2024

Via: Waste360

After years of frustrations from residents, a Newport, Kentucky recycling plant is being relocated. River Metals Recycling (RMR) reached an agreement to move, and Newport City Commissioner Ken Rechtin said it is “the most significant progress made in quite some […]


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PET to PET Recycling Austria Sees Small Drop in Recycled Bottle Tonnage in 2023

February 8, 2024

Via: Waste360

PET to PET Recycling Austria sees little change from 2022 to 2023 as the initiative reports it recycled just over 32,000 tonnes of PET bottles. In 2022, it was reported that the overall tonnage of PET bottles recycled was 32,900, […]


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Portland’s GreenWay Recycling named C&D Recycler of the Year

January 22, 2024

Via: Waste360

Mixed construction, demolition sorting, and processing company, GreenWay Recycling, has been named C&D Recycler of the Year. The award for GreenWay Recycling comes from the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) and will be given the award at CDRA’s annual […]


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State of Recycling Report Highlights Issues in U.S. Residential Collection, Calls for EPR Policies

January 10, 2024

Via: Waste360

The Recycling Partnership, a leading non-governmental organization dedicated to enhancing the efficiency of recycling systems, has released a new report that targeted problematic areas in the U.S. residential recycling system. The report reveals that only 21% of residential recyclables in […]


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New Orleans Hopes $5M in Grants Will Help Improve the City’s 2% Recycling Effort

December 29, 2023

Via: Waste360

A pair of grants totaling more than $5 million is inspiring hope among New Orleans leaders that the city will be able to improve its recycling rate. New Orleans is receiving grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, for $4 […]


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PaintCare Brings Free Paint Recycling Program to New York

December 21, 2023

Via: Waste360

A new paint recycling program is launching in Watertown, New York that aims to help manage leftover paint. PaintCare, a nonprofit organization, created its program to help facilitate leftover paint in states that have introduced paint stewardship laws, such as […]


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Virginia Beach Holding Two Recycling Events Following the Holidays

December 15, 2023

Via: Waste360

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, Va. is holding two recycling events following the holidays. Live-cut Christmas trees will be collected just after Christmas and into the new year in support of a marine-focused conversation in […]


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What is “Real Recycling?”

December 14, 2023

Via: Waste360

As we approach 2024, the rearview mirror is finally coming into focus. Barring a big December, forecasted fires are 381 heading into the last month of the year. The good news is the number is trending down from the 390 […]


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ISRI Opens Application Process for 2024 Design for Recycling Award

December 1, 2023

Via: Waste360

ISRI, Voice of the Recycled Materials Industry, is now accepting applications for the 2024 Design for Recycling (DFR) Award. The DFR Award is ISRI’s highest recognition given annually to the most outstanding product designed with recycling in mind. The award […]


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Global Recycling Standards Organization (GRSO) Appoints Interim Executive Director

November 28, 2023

Via: Waste360

The Global Recycling Standards Organization (GRSO) announced that Rike Sandlin has been appointed interim Executive Director. GRSO is a global standards organization that administers a variety of standards and best practices for the resource conservation sector, including the widely utilized […]


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Industry Celebrates Achievements on America Recycles Day

November 15, 2023

Via: Waste360

The waste and recycling industry is celebrating the partnerships and achievements that demonstrate innovation and collaboration for a greener planet. Environmental advocates are using the day to call on lawmakers for better protections. Ripple Glass, Owens Corning Partner on Recycled […]


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New Connecticut Recycling Center Makes It Easy for Residents to Return Bottles, Cans

November 7, 2023

Via: Waste360

A new, state-of-the-art recycling facility has opened in Stratford Conn. that has the ability to handle 50 million containers a year. The new facility, which opened earlier this week, has one goal in mind: make returning recyclable bottles and cans […]