The Closed Loop Foundation launches a grant program to take aim at food waste, and Massachusetts provides funding to give recycling businesses a boost.
This story originally appeared in the June 2016 issue of Resource Recycling.
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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.
The state of Vermont is celebrating, after declaring its universal recycling law successful. Act 148 includes a disposal ban on certain materials and requires universal recycling access.
Waste and recycling technology company Rubicon Global will provide its software capabilities to the City of Atlanta free of charge for six months. Continue Reading
Editor’s note: To add to the waste and recycling industry’s dialogue about food-scrap management, we are presenting a lengthy perspective on the issue that was submitted to our publication by the former head of materials recovery programs for New York City. All opinions are those of the author.
A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives aims to create a federal grant program providing up to $100 million a year to build large-scale composting and anaerobic digestion facilities.
The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) is studying the local waste stream to understand how to make better use of the $40 million worth of materials currently heading to landfill.