Seattle collectors will no longer be allowed to flip the lid on residential garbage cans to look for banned compostables.
The ringleaders of a major container deposit fraud scheme will spend time behind bars and pay more than $1 million in to the state of California.
Eleven people were arrested over the summer in two separate fraud investigations by the California Department of Justice (CDOJ). The suspects are accused of trying to illegally redeem out-of-state beverage containers under the California Redemption Value program.
Plastic products sold in California with “biodegradable” and “compostable” printed on their labels cost Walmart nearly $1 million in a settlement earlier this month.
A nationwide multi-family garbage and recycling collection company has been fined by a state for allegedly tossing recyclables in the trash.
Ann Arbor, Mich. may be trucking its single-stream material to a materials recovery facility in Ohio for the foreseeable future. That’s because it isn’t ready to invest more than $2 million into its MRF, which is in need of repairs and upgrades.
ReCommunity has filed a federal lawsuit against Ann Arbor, Mich., alleging the City violated and wrongfully terminated the company’s MRF-operating contract.
California has ordered two companies to pay $13.8 million in restitution and penalties, alleging violations of beverage container redemption laws. But the companies are fighting back.
The California Attorney General announced today the state has filed a lawsuit against ENSO Plastics, Aquamantra and Balance Water for allegedly falsely claiming their plastic bottles were biodegradable. Continue Reading