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Steelers fans diverted nearly eight tons of al

The wide world of recycling

The wide world of recycling

Two waste reduction programs got a shot in the arm last week when some of the UK's biggest grocery and construction companies signed on to

Paper mache bottle future for milk containers?

Paper mache bottle future for milk containers?

Martin Myerscough, a British engineer, had long had concerns about the amount of plastics pouring into landfills.

Recyclebank launches new website

Recyclebank launches new website

Recyclebank, a program that rewards consumers in over 300 cities in the U.S.

New stewardship coalition formed

New stewardship coalition formed

A number of influential industrial, academic, non-profit and government entities have banded together to form the Read more

Maine Governor wants recycling rollback

Maine Governor wants recycling rollback

Newly elected Governor Paul LePage, a favorite of tea party activists, has announced plans to try to rollback 63 state environ

Oregon observes 40th anniversary of the bottle bill

Oregon observes 40th anniversary of the bottle bill

PRC 2011: Plastics recycling and global warming

PRC 2011: Plastics recycling and global warming

Most analysts and pundits agree that mitigating greenhouse gases will be a significant element of business p

Two bottle bills in flux

Two bottle bills in flux

Two New England states may tinker with their bottle bills, with one state considering outright repeal, and replacement with a comprehensive r

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In order to raise awareness of pollution, sculptor H.A.

The wide world of recycling

The wide world of recycling

Scotland's northern region wants to crack down on scofflaws who mix rubbish with recycling, Africa's second largest city wants to make it

Greenstar claims fraud by ex-employees

Greenstar claims fraud by ex-employees

In a civil lawsuit, Houston-based recycling firm, Greenstar Recycling, says that it was defrauded by two ex-employees in a disp

Game Day Recycling scores big touchdown

Game Day Recycling scores big touchdown

The Game Day Recycling program, a competition between college football programs to see which can collect the most recyclables

Survey: 87 percent of U.S. population can recycle paper

Survey: 87 percent of U.S. population can recycle paper

According to a survey from the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), 87 percent of the U.S.

Shipping costs to rise for recycling businesses

Shipping costs to rise for recycling businesses

The recycling industry can expect to pay more this year to move material.

RockTenn buys Smurfit-Stone

RockTenn buys Smurfit-Stone

Two massive producers of paperboard packaging have become one, with the Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.

Casella sells off some recycling assets

Casella sells off some recycling assets

In a move intended to reduce the debt load on one of the of country's largest publicly-traded waste firms, Casella Waste Servi

PRC 2011: Should plastics packaging be labeled for recovery?

PRC 2011: Should plastics packaging be labeled for recovery?

Plastics reclaimers continue to report that some packagers label their plastic containers as rec

EPA releases municipal solid waste report

EPA releases municipal solid waste report

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Garden State hands out grants

Garden State hands out grants

New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection is awarding $13 million in grants to assist local governments in improving their rec

AF&PA: paper numbers up

AF&PA: paper numbers up

According to recently-released figures from the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), containerboard, Kraft paper and paper

Both Carolinas see recycling recovery

Both Carolinas see recycling recovery

The recycling industry in North Carolina has fared relatively well despite the soggy economy, according to a new study by the st

Rechargeable battery collection up over 10 percent

Rechargeable battery collection up over 10 percent

Call2Recycle has seen its collection of rechargeable batteries rise by 10.1 percent in 2010 — new record volumes fo

PRC 2011: Where are resin markets headed?

PRC 2011: Where are resin markets headed?

What will be the key market factors in 2011? Can we expect an improvement in resin pricing in the short term?

Recycling markets hit upturn

Recycling markets hit upturn

Markets for many recovered materials moved higher in the first weeks of the new year.

Resource Recycling debuts new e-newsletter template

Resource Recycling debuts new e-newsletter template

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Nike has found one more use for recycled magazines.

Lowe's features KAB in $1 million giveaway

Lowe's features KAB in $1 million giveaway

Keep America Beautiful has been chosen by home improvement giant Lowe's and Lowe's Charitable and Education Foundation as o

"Green" losing its glow?

"Green" losing its glow?

Fewer Americans are "going green" according to the results of a new survey, by Harris Interactive.

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