The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ ISRI2016 show didn’t just discuss industry issues and equipment – it also provided a platform for ventures looking to drive social change with recycled materials. Continue Reading
Regulators in California bring the hammer down on a Los Angeles-area redemption center for alleged labor law violations, and Minnesota moves to revoke a metals recycling company’s air quality permit.
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.
A Canadian city drives its curbside contamination rates down, and a U.S. city increases recycling tonnages by 20 percent.
This Saturday, April 22 marks Earth Day, an event that was first celebrated in the U.S. 47 years ago. Industry entities are marking the occasion with efforts that range from impactful to flat-out quirky.
Any time a government forces residents to change their behaviors, there’s the possibility of a strong pushback. But a recent webinar explored ways municipal officials can draft and implement mandatory recycling ordinances without drawing substantial resistance.
Can separation of recyclables from trash ever be a cost-effective solution? According to three experts speaking at Waste Expo, the answer depends on some critical conditions.
The leader of the nation’s largest recycling collector says the firm is continuing to push to strengthen its recycling business even as the industry shifts.
Waste pickers in Rio de Janeiro are playing a key role in recycling during the Olympics, and India is set to receive its first integrated vehicle recycling facility.
A leader in a German village vows to fight food scrap collection, and an online panel will discuss ways to reverse the U.K.’s falling recycling rate.