The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ ISRI2016 show didn’t just discuss industry issues and equipment – it also provided a platform for ventures looking to drive social change with recycled materials. Continue Reading
A grocery store on a small Canadian island is operating without the use of plastic, and the head of an Oregon charity is lauded for his reuse efforts.
An Ohio waste exchange program has been updated from a simple bulletin board system into an interactive marketplace model, which will calculate and report the environmental impact of each transaction.
Ideally, a product should find its way into the recycling stream only when it has truly reached its end-of-life. This is why reuse matters so much: Reuse gives a second life to the products we use every day by finding effective and creative ways to utilize, repurpose and distribute them.
Nebraska awards nearly $2.5 million for recycling, outreach and litter cleanup projects, and applications are now being accepted for public bins for parks. Continue Reading
Oregon awards $1.2 million to support materials diversion efforts, and California makes $24 million available to propel organics processing facilities.
Leaders in Canada’s largest city have approved a goal of diverting 70 percent of residential materials from landfill by 2026.
Recycling interests are applauding a bill in Congress that would authorize a grant program to fund waste reduction, recycling and reuse efforts.