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.
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.