Thirty trash and recyclables collectors were killed on the job in 2017, roughly equal to the number who lost their lives the year before, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The online purchase of a new laptop may be convenient, but it could also be supporting a company skirting extended producer responsibility (EPR) laws. A recent report examines the growing global issue.
Major cathode ray tube tonnages left behind by Closed Loop Refining and Recovery sit in warehouses in Arizona and Ohio as regulatory and legal action continues.
China supplies components for a lot of equipment used in the U.S. recycling industry, meaning tariffs on Chinese imports would be felt across many recycling sectors, according to an industry association.
California officials will slow their process of crafting mandatory recycling rules for packaging, citing upheavals caused by China’s import restrictions.