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A Camden waterfront landmark becomes a corporate headquarters again
June 14th 2024
Built in 1915, the former Victor Talking Machine Co. headquarters has survived mergers, ownership changes, and Camden's rise, fall, and rejuvenation.
Aurora recycling plant repurposes waste items once thought to be unrecyclable
June 14th 2024
Recycling the nearly unrecyclable is not a futuristic idea
Kilgore recycling plant fire expected to burn for days
June 14th 2024
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has also been contacted to test air quality in that area.
New Recycling Carts to be Delivered to Jefferson Residents Next Week
June 14th 2024
Peterson notes the City Council recently approved purchasing 427 95-gallon carts for $28,457 and that was paid through the recycling account in the city’s overall…
Brightmark, Country Meadow Partners on New Recycling Project
June 14th 2024
The first-of-its-kind recycling program, launched in September last year, aims to provide education to students on recycling plastics.
UTEC to Offer Curbside Mattress Recycling in Bedford for Third Year
June 14th 2024
The program extracts recyclable materials from mattresses and box springs, at a high average mattress recycling rate of around 85%.
New Westfield Ordinance Prohibits Single-Use Plastic Utensils in Restaurants
June 13th 2024
The Green Team will undertake an awareness and education campaign over the next three months.
Richmond City Council Approved New Trash Contract
June 13th 2024
The majority of the services to residents are expected to remain the same, the Council noted.
City of Columbia MRF to Undergo Major Renovation
June 12th 2024
The City of Columbia, MO Material Recovery Facility (MRF) will undergo some major changes, announced Matt Nestor, public information specialist at Columbia Utilities.
EPA, Sierra Club Reached Agreement on Regulatory Timeline for Incinerators
June 12th 2024
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Sierra Club have reached an agreement on finalizing a regulatory timeline for commercial and industrial solid waste incinerators…
Kaiser Aluminum closing Texas extrusions plant
June 12th 2024
Aluminum producer issues layoffs notice at facility that has melted scrap in the production of extruded alloys.
CompuCycle grows plastics recycling capabilities
June 12th 2024
The company now sorts plastics by polymer type.
Curaleaf and TerraCycle partner on new recycling initiative
June 12th 2024
The partnership aids sustainability efforts through free empty cannabis container recycling.
Platform aims to scale up recycling sector digitization
June 12th 2024
Beyond connecting material buyers and sellers in the style of a social network, the company’s new platform provides data reporting tools that its creators say…
Aurubis begins commissioning of Georgia copper smelter, eyes black mass recycling
June 12th 2024
Germany-based copper recycling and non-ferrous metal provider Aurubis has started commissioning their secondary smelter in Augusta, Georgia, and could eventually introduce black mass recycling to…
Electra awarded $5M from Canadian government
June 11th 2024
The funds will support the development of the company’s battery recycling technology.
ReCircle launches ‘Project Extra Life’ for textiles
June 11th 2024
The project aims to extend the lifespan of textiles and address the impact of textile scrap on the planet with a circular, traceable and ethical…