The City of Philadelphia and a maker of food scrap disposers have launched a project meant to gauge how well the devices could divert organics from landfills in the city.
A worker was killed in a MRF accident in Nebraska shortly after the publication of an article highlighting the often-dangerous working conditions in the recycling industry.
Officials in one Michigan county are calling their new curbside program a success, and a large Canadian city bans plastic bags.
A Canadian city drives its curbside contamination rates down, and a U.S. city increases recycling tonnages by 20 percent.
Chicago wants to better educate residents of a neighborhood posting a 6 percent diversion rate, and two reports calls on Michigan lawmakers to take steps to boost recycling.
Seattle collectors will no longer be allowed to flip the lid on residential garbage cans to look for banned compostables.
This is the first in a series of four articles that will discuss three codependent variables that must be addressed as part of any attempt to capture food waste from residential, institutional or commercial settings. Continue Reading
In the latest episode in a long-fought battle over where the Portland metro area’s commercial and residential food scraps go, a compromise has been reached — though the fight may not be over.
This story originally appeared in the January 2016 issue of Resource Recycling.
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