The nation’s largest waste and recycling company has replaced longtime leader David Steiner, but the incoming top executive said the company remains committed to materials recovery.
A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives aims to create a federal grant program providing up to $100 million a year to build large-scale composting and anaerobic digestion facilities.
California has under-subsidized its container redemption centers to the tune of $43 million in recent years, leading a significant number of them to close, according to the Container Recycling Institute.
The Closed Loop Fund (CLF) issued its first public progress report on Nov. 14. The report dove into CLF’s nearly $20 million in initial investments in nine projects since its 2014 founding.
The Recycling Partnership will provide half a million dollars to help the City of St. Paul, Minn. purchase carts for 78,000 households.
Nearly half of U.S. adults say people in their communities encourage recycling but aren’t overly concerned about it. Additionally, areas where recycling is strongly encouraged tend to have better recycling access and a more recycling-aware populace.
A new big top has opened in the Florida panhandle, but instead of housing animals and circus performers, the building holds the latest in advanced single-stream sortation equipment.
The Recycling Partnership has provided a grant to help communities in Outagamie County, Wis. transition to single-stream recycling. The nonprofit industry group also recently announced it has released a free online kit of resources for recycling programs.