Advocacy organizations are pushing for New York City to adopt a franchise-zoning system for collection of commercial waste and recycling.
A recent survey revealed Massachusetts residents were committed to recycling but that they didn’t have a firm grasp on what should be put in the bin.
The New York City Department of Sanitation and Business Integrity Commission released a report last week recommending the City adopt a franchise-zoning system for commercial waste and recycling collection.
An area of Ontario has been able to significantly cut down on tonnages of recovered glass it sends to disposal, thanks to equipment upgrades made possible through the Continuous Improvement Fund.
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works recommended seven haulers who should be awarded contracts in the City’s upcoming commercial franchise hauling zones.
The City of Fort Worth, Texas is changing its relationship with outreach organization Recyclebank as it works to increase recycling among the multi-family and commercial sectors.
A new materials recovery facility in Florida is ready and willing to accept glass, but a local municipality refuses to send it over fears the MRF will change its mind.
Baltimore’s public works department failed to hit materials recovery targets for two straight years, a city audit recently found, but the department says the measurement metrics should be revised.
An effort in Austin to collect clothes at the curb aims to bolster convenience for residents, but nonprofit groups say it does so at the expense of established social programs.