After he spent a good chunk of his campaign blasting the Environmental Protection Agency, it was hardly surprising that Donald Trump would take a knife to the EPA budget once he was actually in office. But the Trump administration’s proposed 31 percent slash last week has nevertheless raised eyebrows everywhere, including the recycling industry.
by Jared Paben
Using an advanced visioning system and deep-learning capabilities, a robot is now picking an average of one carton a second off a container line at a Denver-area MRF. It may be an early look at the future of materials processing.
by Kelly Domino
by Alex Papali
A grassroots campaign in Boston is pushing the city down a path toward zero waste. Organizers hope the shift in materials management creates jobs and improves lives for lower income populations.
by Margaret Derringer
Shrinking landfill capacity but worsening recycling rates — that’s what many local governments are facing these days. One sanitation district is responding to those concerns by bringing digitally savvy outreach to public schools.