A bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate expands efforts to combat marine debris and encourages the White House to work with countries most contributing to the problem.
Nebraska doles out grants for recycling market development and other materials recovery initiatives. Colorado, meanwhile, is accepting applications for waste-diversion efforts.
Major brands fund a recycling outreach campaign to thousands of students, and prices increase for recovered PET and HDPE.
The head of California’s recycling department will reject a stewardship group’s carpet recycling plan, putting at risk carpet sales in the state of 40 million people.
A stewardship group has pledged to submit a new carpet collection and recycling plan to California regulators, as state officials this week detailed their plans for bringing the hammer down.
For years, Florida has prohibited local bans on plastic bags and EPS food-service products – or has it? A state judge recently ruled that the prohibition no longer applies and, in response, one city has passed a plastic bag ban.
A campaign aimed at curbing criminal activity could cause headaches for those legally sending recyclable materials across the Pacific Ocean.
Two Indiana recycling companies have received state grants to expand recovery programs for what are often considered hard-to-recycle plastic materials.
Starting in 2018, plastic bags will no longer be allowed to be handed out by retailers in Montreal. Continue Reading