Organization: Azevada Elementary School; Fremont, Calif.
Grant: $5,000 Community Outreach Grant from Alameda County public agency StopWaste to improve food scrap recovery at the school through the Go Green Lunch Project. It was awarded for the 2014-2015 school year, and the program is now self-managing.
A California bill aims to stem the tide of beverage container redemption center closures in the Golden State. But it also threatens the entire container-recycling industry in the state if lawmakers fail to make reforms by next April.
Low commodities prices and increasing contamination have forced materials recovery facilities in Great Britain to significantly increase charges to municipal partners, a survey shows.