A contamination-reduction campaign draws an angry response from some residents, and New York City approves a ban on polystyrene foam food-service items (again).
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.
Miniature liquor bottles are proposed for inclusion in a state’s bottle bill, and building tenants in Chicago make some noise after their landlords’ failure to provide recycling service.
Details emerge on a recycling collection contract negotiation process in Columbus, Ohio, and a study finds millennials would sacrifice social media for seven days to boost recycling.
A U.K. coffee chain begins collecting post-consumer coffee cups at its 2,000 locations, and an Eastern European country has a long way to go to meet the continent’s diversion goals.
Washington, D.C. is taking steps toward its newly adopted goal of decreasing the amount of material it sends to disposal. One hurdle was completed last week with the release of the District’s first solid waste diversion report.
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.