The Windy City’s recycling rate sees another drop, and some residents are unhappy with the way Charlotte, N.C. wants OCC placed in the cart.
A couple of cities consider adding curbside service, and two other municipalities wrestle with the difficulties of providing recycling service to apartment buildings.
The success of a Staten Island pilot program that allows residents to schedule e-scrap pick-ups for free has New York City officials already considering expanding the service. Free curbside pick-up is rare in the electronics recycling world.
The Closed Loop Fund (CLF) issued its first public progress report on Nov. 14. The report dove into CLF’s nearly $20 million in initial investments in nine projects since its 2014 founding.