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Since it opened nearly six months ago, the Fairbanks North Star Borough's Central recycling Facility has kept more than 367 tons of materials from being dumped into landfill. The recycling manager says he and his partner organizations would like to expand the program, but he says staff will focus on an ...
He elaborates: "Today we not only supply building materials to experimental construction, but also for ordinary industrial construction -- like we did to Carlsberg. Obviously the EU's approval is the key that makes recycling more valuable. " Gamle Mursten expects to ship its first batch of CE-marked recycled ...

WAYNE COUNTY - The Wayne County recycling Center is now a 'drop-off site' for cell phones to be donated to Victims Intervention Program (VIP). The Wayne County recycling Center, off Route 652 between Beach Lake and Indian Orchard, already accepts a wide variety of materials including glass ...
AB 1826 mandated an organic waste recycling program to divert organic waste generated by businesses and multi-family residential dwellings with five ... 1, 2019, is the threshold to arrange for organic waste recycling services for businesses/ multi-family residential dwellings that generate 4 cubic yards of ...
Egremont -- If you're diligent about composting and recycling, your trash bag keeps getting lighter and lighter. But there are still a few categories of packaging debris that end up in the trash bin at the transfer station, preventing you from achieving zero waste. One day, I peered into my kitchen trashcan and ...
They developed an accurate technique that visualizes how mitochondria, cells' energy factories, are fused with lysosomes, cells' recycling machines, in order to get material destroyed and recycled. Since irregularities in this mechanism can lead to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other complications, this ...

A recycling center in Point Loma has raised the ire of local residents who say it has attracted some drug-addled homeless people to the neighborhood who litter and sometimes defecate in public. At the same time, supporters of the business, Prince recycling, have countered that those causing problems ...
The continued focus on recycling opens up several avenues of opportunity for the enterprising investor. One avenue is sustainable packaging. Investing in a transition to sustainable packaging has several advantages and several factors to be wary of. It is not the goal of this article to outline a specific ...
Staff members from Lakeway Municipal Utility District and Water Control and Improvement District No. 17 unload household items at a recent collection event at the Lake Travis Regional Re-Use and recycling Center. The next event is set for March 21 from 9 a.m.-noon. COURTESY OF CITY OF LAKEWAY.
He launched what he thinks is the first "electronic hybrid recycling" facility in the United States, which turns discarded cellphones and other electronics into functional devices, slowing the stream of harmful chemicals and metals into landfills and the environment. His California-based company processes ...
This year two New Orleans organizations aimed to change things with a pilot recycling project to collect cans, plastic bottles and that ubiquitous Mardi Gras accessory dangling from fences, trees and balconies: beads. Hannah Kincannon heads recycling efforts for the Young Leadership Council, which has ...
She says some people dump recycling at the gate or over the fence when the center is closed. She adds, plastic bags will fly around the neighborhood. "People just don't follow any of the rules." The service is for local utility customers but Vickery and Sheehy say people from out of town and even out of state ...
He launched what he thinks is the first "electronic hybrid recycling" facility in the United States, which turns discarded cellphones and other electronics into functional devices, slowing the stream of harmful chemicals and metals into landfills and the environment. His California-based company processes ...
FRAMINGHAM -- City officials are putting pressure on a Southside recycling facility to reduce the clutter on its property, yanking a crucial permit until they see signs of progress. The Fire Department recently revoked the city's permission for Conigliaro Industries to store combustible material on its lot at 36 ...
According to Sheldon Gilbert, acting chairman of the town's recycling committee, who has studied the trash and recyclables tonnage collected in the 2017 calendar year, if an additional 1,000 to 2,000 people recycled there would be no need for the "Save money And Reduce Trash" (SMART) program to ...
Residents in Canyon County may see changes in their recycling plans in the coming month as Republic Services begins renegotiating contracts with Nampa, ... and recycling locally -- is in the beginning stages of conversations with Nampa, Caldwell and Middleton to find a solution to the recycling problem.
The following Q&A is an edited excerpt from the Bard MBA's Feb. 2 The Impact Report podcast. The Impact Report brings together students and faculty in Bard's MBA in Sustainability program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. "Why does waste even exist?" That's the ...

But that changed last fall when he saw the new recycling bins on wheels that Harrison County provided him with under a new contract with the Utility Authority. "First of all, I NEVER had done any recycling with Waste Pro (the previous contractor) because who wanted to put a small amount in a bin and then ...
He said out of over 200 surveys sent out, 12 were for the recycling program and 27 were against it. The majority of council members agreed that "this was not the time" and the issue was brought to a close. Council woman Julie Jones disagreed saying if the blue can were available, she thought more people ...
The cost of Naperville curbside trash and recycling collection will likely be going up next year, but the service could also be expanded to include electronic items and hazardous waste -- if Naperville residents say they want them, officials said. Naperville City Council members are expected to direct staff ...
Crews work on the scene of a fire at a recycling warehouse used by Republic Services in Iowa City on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette) Crews work on the scene of a fire at a recycling warehouse used by Republic Services in Iowa City on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The ...
Do not even think about putting plastic bags in your recycling bin ... please. They're "urban tumbleweeds," said Michael Benedetto, president and owner of TFC recycling, adding that they are not just a nuisance but pose a threat to safe operations. Last year, a plastic bag wound up wrapped around a piece ...
On Monday January 29th, Town manager Michael Cramer informed Council he had spoken with the Town's waste hauler, Waste Industries, and they agreed to picking up recycling on a weekly basis rather than twice a month. The additional charge to customers would raise the monthly refuse rate by $1.10 ...
What a difference five years can make. CleanTechnica visited Tel Aviv back in 2013 when the kinks were still being laboriously worked out of a single-stream recycling demonstration project that looked like a hot mess of a Rube Goldberg contraption, wedged into a cramped, noisy corner of the transfer shed ...
I was recently at a get together with a few friends and we started talking about recycling (shocking, I know). They were asking me questions that I thought were common knowledge. I quickly found out that I was mistaken and decided it was time to revisit some of my favorite "recycling reminders." ...
American manganese is focused on recycling large-format lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, but CEO Larry Reaugh told E-Scrap News the company is open to expanding its focus to mobile device batteries as well. Umicore, a materials technology and recycling company that began battery ...
About 30 students at Valencia high school are working together to save the earth and promote recycling on their school campus through the high school's new recycling Club. "We didn't have any recycling program on campus before we can here. There was a small one run by the special ed program, but ...
Curbside recycling Pickup Under Threat in Oregon Communities ... (AP) -- Curbside recycling pickup is on the chopping block in some Oregon communities. ... The Herald and News reports that curbside recycling pickup may end in Klamath Falls if customers are unwilling to pay more for the service.
He built an electric car out of recycled parts that far outdistanced a Tesla in a test. He launched what he thinks is the first "electronic hybrid recycling" facility in the United States, which turns discarded cellphones and other electronics into functional devices, slowing the stream of harmful chemicals and ...
San Antonio - A spark during the process of moving vehicles, combined with leaking fuel, was blamed for a large fire Wednesday morning at an East Side recycling center. San Antonio Fire Department spokesman Joe Arrington said workers at the All Star recycling Center, at 7103 FM 1346, were ...
Researchers from Karolinska Institutet have developed a quick and non-destructive method to map the carbohydrates of plant matter. By making composition analysis more easy and accessible, this method will help to understand where inefficiencies lie in many processes from paper recycling to the ...
Curbside recycling pickup may end in Klamath Falls if customers are unwilling to pay more for the service amid rising costs to bring recyclables to market. During a workshop meeting Wednesday, Klamath County commissioners were informed Waste Management is considering plans to raise rates on ...
A consortium of experts, stakeholders, policymakers and municipal leaders will come together to form a recycling task force, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced Feb. 14. Members of the task force will include representatives from SWANA's technical divisions, its international ...
Yvonne F. Reff believes a new service that allows north country libraries to recycle hardcover books could help prevent thousands from being tossed into a landfill. Ms. Reff, the executive director of the Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library, said it joined a pilot program offered by the Development Authority of ...
There seems to be some added confusion about where recycling is going these days. If you live in Ashland or Talent, there have been no changes to your curbside recycling service -- thanks to the city councilors from these two communities who voted recently to approve a fee increase to recycling to allow ...
When times are tight, consumers tend to let environmental concerns slip down their list of priorities, according to Mr Jones. But he thinks that there is money to be made in these green sector start-ups, provided the idea is scaleable. Here are just some of the inventive recycling hacks businesses are coming ...
St. Paul, MN residents are complaining online after some of their recycling has gone weeks without pickup from city alleys, according to the Star Tribune. Some alleys have gone up to three weeks without service. Nonprofit Eureka recycling is now responsible for collecting the city's recyclables, but its trucks ...
This year two New Orleans organizations aimed to change things with a pilot recycling project to collect cans, plastic bottles and that ubiquitous Mardi Gras accessory dangling from fences, trees and balconies: beads. Hannah Kincannon heads recycling efforts for the Young Leadership Council, which has ...
Unlike Florence's curbside recycling program, the Shoals Solid Waste Authority's program relies on collection containers that are placed in various parts of the county for ... The new director of the Colbert County landfill, Mike Shewbart, said he would love to see the county's recycling program expanded.
China has cleaned up what was once the world's biggest hub for recycling electronics. But as the country bans trash imports, it may be driving some ... Guiyu in southern China was long considered the world's biggest electronics recycling site. And it was a highly polluting one at that. More than 5000 small ...
Under the terms of RecycLA, the city's Bureau of Sanitation recently gained the power to impose fees and fines on haulers that fail to meet the city's requirements, said Robert Nothoff, director of waste and recycling campaigns with the Los Angeles Alliance for a New economy, which spearheaded passage ...
Giving that Europe has an extrusion capacity of 7.4 million tonnes of flexible PE it can be assumed that the EU recycling rate for these materials is roughly 31%. 174 plastics recyclers have been analysed across Europe. Five countries, Spain (18%), Germany (17%), Italy (13%), Poland (10%) and France ...
As vendors across Oregon curb their recycling services, Milton-Freewater residents will no longer be able to recycle materials at their curbs. Faced with losing its own recycling vendor, the Milton-Freewater City Council unanimously voted Monday to start its own recycling program, effectively ending ...
Bonn - A commonly held view is that water is transpired from trees and lost from the landscape. But research now shows that this water, rather than disappearing, falls back as rain, either over the same area or elsewhere, in a process dubbed 'rainfall recycling'. A discussion forum at the recent Global ...
Rogue Disposal and recycling has provided some clarity in the confusion over what can and can't be recycled these days, and that's a good thing. It was getting confusing trying to decide what to put in the red-topped commingle recycling bin every other week and what to toss in the trash can.
"People are 'wish-cycling,' " says Cody Marshall, vice president of technical assistance for the recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit. "They think if it goes in the recycling bin, it will somehow get recycled." In reality, throwing things that aren't recyclable into the bin can hinder recycling efforts, because it ...
FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, people walk past debris debris on Bourbon Street in the early morning of Ash Wednesday, the day after Mardi Gras, in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Mardi Gras produces fun-filled days of merriment, joy and the occasional hangover. It also produces a lot of ...
The franchise waste hauling system was unanimously approved by the City Council in late 2016 and became operational July 1, 2017, with the goal of expanding recycling opportunities to thousands of businesses and apartment buildings while also cutting down on pollution by reducing the number of ...
The Melrose Department of Public Works, in coordination with JRM Hauling, is cleaning up the curbside recycling stream over the upcoming months. This adherence to existing regulation is necessary to avoid substantial fines, which in turn impacts Melrose costs and service delivery to residents. This past ...
The legislation would transfer $700,000 out of the Litter Reduction and recycling Grant Fund and $900,000 out of the Waste Reduction and recycling Grant Fund. "These are the same amounts transferred in July 2017 that resulted in greatly reduced funding for 2018 Litter Grant recipients, like NRC and ...


 

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