Houston council members approve a contract continuing curbside recycling but jettisoning glass, and newspapers resist joining British Columbia’s printed paper and packaging stewardship group.
Regulators in British Columbia ramp up pressure on newspaper publishers to contribute to recycling funding, and New York City Council members will likely vote in early May on a plastic bag fee law.
One of the world’s biggest fast-food companies is reportedly failing to meet its recycling obligations in British Columbia, and The Recycling Partnership provides cart financing in Michigan.
Regulators in California bring the hammer down on a Los Angeles-area redemption center for alleged labor law violations, and Minnesota moves to revoke a metals recycling company’s air quality permit.
A town in Iowa looks to remove glass from its curbside stream, and a Southern California city renews a contract with Waste Management.