Leaders in Canada’s largest city have approved a goal of diverting 70 percent of residential materials from landfill by 2026.
Curbside recycling can put additional collection trucks on the road. But the recycling process ultimately brings environmental benefits that far outweigh the extra vehicle emissions, according to a study from Waste Management.
Glass recycling in Georgia has taken a beating in the public eye as of late, with some programs pushing to remove bottles and jars from curbside carts and media reports questioning glass recycling’s value.
ReCommunity has filed a federal lawsuit against Ann Arbor, Mich., alleging the City violated and wrongfully terminated the company’s MRF-operating contract.
A $10.4 million investment in facility improvements, sortation equipment and curbside carts has allowed Davenport, Iowa area residents to switch to single-stream collection.
The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) are providing recommendations to materials recovery facilities and municipalities to help them accurately track changing recycling streams and fluctuating market prices.
California has ordered two companies to pay $13.8 million in restitution and penalties, alleging violations of beverage container redemption laws. But the companies are fighting back.