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California is aiming to recoup more than $14 million in funds it says 12 companies, including a subsidiary of Waste Management, owe the state’s container deposit program.
Seattle collectors will no longer be allowed to flip the lid on residential garbage cans to look for banned compostables.
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.
Garbage and recycling haulers had the fifth-highest death rate of all civilian occupations in 2014, with 27 people losing their lives, updated federal statistics show.
When Energizer developed a battery with 4 percent recycled content, company officials agonized over whether to market the achievement to the public. The concern was the 4 percent figure would leave consumers asking, “Why not more?”
Apple says it is taking steps to boost its internal recycling efforts after the diversion rate at the company’s non-manufacturing sites fell for the second year in a row.