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Tag: waste reduction


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Hilton to Recycle 1M Bars of Soap by Global Handwashing Day

March 19, 2019

Via: Waste360

Hilton’s Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton and All Suites brands are launching the Clean the World Challenge in partnership with Clean the World, a global health leader dedicated to sustainability and water, sanitization and health. Embassy Suites by Hilton, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Analyzing the Feasibility of NYC’s Zero Waste Initiative

February 21, 2019

Via: Waste360

Nearly four years after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city’s goal of sending zero waste to landfill by 2030, three key initiatives to obtaining that goal have been put on hold. In a recent report, Waste […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

No-waste Grocery Stores Open in Canada

February 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

Nada grocery store in Vancouver, British Columbia, sells hundreds of food products without single-use packaging. According to a Huffington Post report, the store’s owner is part of a wave of environmentally conscious entrepreneurs who are opening no-waste food markets across […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Households Waste $1,000-plus Worth of Food Every Year

February 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

Based on a survey of nearly 3,200 U.S. households, Klein Kitchen and Bath has found that California households are among the most wasteful in the country when it comes to food. According to the survey, Californian households waste more than […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Air Canada to Begin Reducing Single-use Plastics in 2019

February 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

Air Canada is reducing single-use plastics onboard aircrafts and in its workplaces as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to curtail waste. Starting in summer 2019, Air Canada will replace plastic with wood stir sticks in drinks served on all […]


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 […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Report Highlights Ways Boston Can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

January 31, 2019

Via: Waste360

A report conducted by Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission and Boston University researchers looks at how the city can address its building stock and transportation, energy and waste systems to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ultimately meet its goal of becoming […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Disney World Focuses Efforts on Clean Energy

January 31, 2019

Via: Waste360

Walt Disney World is continuing its efforts to invest in new technologies and renewable energy products that will continue to slash greenhouse gas emissions. In a recent Q&A with Forbes, Angie Renner, environmental integration director at Walt Disney World Resort, […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

How Startups Are Joining the Race to Kill Plastic

January 30, 2019

Via: Waste360

A recent Fast Company article has taken an in-depth look at some emerging startups and how climate change is spurring product innovation to eliminate plastic. The report details how a new wave of startups have popped up to reduce the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Zero Waste Grocery Store Opens in Brooklyn, N.Y.

January 22, 2019

Via: Waste360

Precycle, a new zero waste grocery store in Brooklyn, N.Y., has a focus on sustainable shopping. The store, which aims to be zero waste, sells items in bulk and gives customers the option of bringing their own reusable bags and […]