A nonprofit recycling operation in Minnesota has received nearly $10 million from the Closed Loop Fund and other investors.
Leaders in Canada’s largest city have approved a goal of diverting 70 percent of residential materials from landfill by 2026.
Over the past five years or so, leading solid waste and recycling organizations, communities and businesses across the country have increasingly embraced zero waste. Zero waste policies and programs establish practical ways to eliminate waste and safely reuse, recycle or compost discarded products and packaging. However, there has been confusion in the marketplace due to the many definitions of “zero” that are being used.
Apple says it is taking steps to boost its internal recycling efforts after the diversion rate at the company’s non-manufacturing sites fell for the second year in a row.