Municipal Recycling, Equipment & Products
Bigbelly units reduce waste collection by compacting aluminum and plastic containers for recycling.
Municipal Recycling, Plastics
Research and Market’s “Plastic Bottle Recycling Market in the US 2015-2019” predicts 3.7 percent CAGR from 2014 to 2019.
Municipal Recycling, Electronics
Agency's Sustainable Materials Management program promotes productive and sustainable use of materials across their life cycles
New report by GBB, commissioned by American Chemistry Council, touts combination of recycling with energy recovery.
Municipal Recycling, Personnel
By ensuring health and safety compliance across the industry, the study’s authors say cities can create good and safe recycling jobs.
‘Washington Post’ article blames falling commodity prices and the rise of single-stream recycling as factors that have made recycling less profitable for communities and MRF operators.
White paper emphasizes mixed waste processing.
Municipal Recycling, Paper
New plants can process 120,000 tons of recyclables annually.
Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations
New law requires drivers to change lanes or slow down when passing sanitation trucks.
Association names Danvers, Massachusetts, the recipient of its 2015 award.
Seventy-five percent of respondents say maintaining a separate bin for recycling is not difficult.
Greenville, South Carolina, will provide larger bins and use automated collection trucks.
Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations, International Recycling News
Proposal calls for single-stream collection, competitive bidding and increased recycling.
Municipal Recycling, Metallics
Mahoning County says volumes of industrial and residential materials for recycling increased.