The Canadian and British Columbia governments will invest more than $1.1 million to help upgrade the North Coast Recycling Depot.

CleanRobotics tested six of its TrashBots in a Los Angeles hospital over three months, finding the bots reduced contamination by 95% and increased diversion by 50%.

The Compost Council of Canada launched an initiative to encourage organics recycling programs in municipalities and the industrial, commercial and institutional sector. 

The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and Zero Waste Europe will host a Global Zero Waste Cities Summit on May 31. 

Illinois-based recycler Midland Davis hired Lily Ramsey as a junior broker and promoted Susan Petersen to director of customer service. 

Republic Services opened a public learning center in its Seattle facility. The U.S. EPA launched a food waste prevention toolkit.