A Canadian foam processing company receives a major injection of capital, and San Antonio hopes fines will get people in the mood to recycle.
One city may lower its diversion rate goals and abandon its single-stream collection plans, while another gets tough on apartment landlords.
The Canadian city of Edmonton has been forced to eat its paper-recycling investment – millions of dollars – after the company it partnered with went bankrupt and no other firms stepped up to take over the plant.
Apparel company H&M has released its sustainability report, outlining several ambitious goals, including nearly quadrupling the amount of recycled or otherwise sustainably sourced material it uses.
Queensland becomes the latest Australian state to pass a bottle bill, and a textile company that uses recovered materials in fabrics makes moves in Europe.