The head of California’s recycling department rejected a stewardship group’s carpet recycling plan, putting at risk carpet sales in the state of 40 million people.
A London initiative will target the collection of single-use coffee cups for recycling, and carpet diversion continues its rise throughout the United Kingdom. Continue Reading
California regulators are threatening to bring the hammer down on a carpet stewardship group, saying it has failed for years to grow carpet recycling.
A paper-products maker shifts from newsprint to recycled lightweight linerboard at a Quebec mill, and a hauler serving multi-family housing is caught dumping recyclable materials into the garbage.
The Closed Loop Foundation launches a grant program to take aim at food waste, and Massachusetts provides funding to give recycling businesses a boost.
A pair of bills in Massachusetts could have some impact on recovery. One mandates reductions in statewide per-capita waste generation and another requires state government offices to divert a host of materials.