A North Carolina government office that provides substantial recycling industry support would be eliminated as part of a budget bill approved by the state Senate last week.
The world’s largest retailer has identified packaging recyclability as a key component of Project Gigaton, its recently announced effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its supply chain.
Minnesota is on track to improve the accuracy of its annual recycling and waste management data reporting, so its recent annual report covers a “transition year” for information on waste management activities.
An Ohio waste exchange program has been updated from a simple bulletin board system into an interactive marketplace model, which will calculate and report the environmental impact of each transaction.
An organics-focused operation in California estimated to cost more than $120 million will extract recoverable material from municipal solid waste. But it’s not aimed at replacing curbside recycling and compost collection.
Apparel company H&M has released its sustainability report, outlining several ambitious goals, including nearly quadrupling the amount of recycled or otherwise sustainably sourced material it uses.
Former employees of the U.S. EPA have attacked Donald Trump’s funding proposals and unearthed documents showing the administration wants to chop the agency’s recycling and waste reduction efforts by 20 percent.
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. Continue Reading