The city of Austin, Texas joined the Government Recycling Demand Champions program, which aims to expand recycled-content product procurement in the public sector.

Packaging producer Eco-Products expanded its Vanguard line of compostable takeout food containers.

Komar Industries, which designs and manufactures industrial waste and recycling processing equipment, acquired baler and compactor supplier BACE.

The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board published information directing residents to donation options for reusable items.

Machinex supplied equipment for a MRF that recently opened in Australia.

Republic Services announced the opening of an organics pre-processing facility in Sacramento, Calif.

The U.S. EPA released an organics-focused report titled “From Farm to Kitchen: The Environmental Impacts of U.S. Food Waste.”