Republic Services, the second-largest waste hauler in North America, has released its 2015 sustainability report, and the assessment offers insights into how the company is managing its recycling program.
California’s recycling and organics processing infrastructure is getting an upgrade thanks to a recent budget agreement awaiting the governor’s signature.
The New York City Department of Sanitation and Business Integrity Commission released a report last week recommending the City adopt a franchise-zoning system for commercial waste and recycling collection.
A recent survey revealed Massachusetts residents were committed to recycling but that they didn’t have a firm grasp on what should be put in the bin.
National parks welcome more than 300 million visitors each year, but less than half of those people actually separate their recyclables from their trash before leaving.
Food processors, farms and municipalities all have felt pressures to send less organic material to landfills. They could eventually get help from a startup in California that is turning organics into biodegradable plastic.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expanding its Energy Star Portfolio Manager, allowing the commercial and institutional sector to make more informed choices about materials management.