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Massachusetts recycler fined

Legislation & Regulations, Metallics 9/9/2014

Excel Recycling has been penalized $15,000 for failing to notify DEP about an oil spill.

Plastic bag ban legislation passes California legislature

Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 9/3/2014

Senate bill awaits governor’s signature.

SPI to host webinar on exporting scrap plastics to China

Legislation & Regulations, International Recycling News, Nonmetallics, Plastics 8/25/2014

Sept. 4, 2014, webinar begins at 2 p.m. EDT.

MBA Polymers applauds Audit Committee report

Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations, International Recycling News 8/20/2014

Report recommends the UK government reform tax policy to reward companies that design more environmentally friendly products.

Plasticity organizers propose global bottle bill

Legislation & Regulations, International Recycling News 8/6/2014

Hong Kong-based advocacy group says incentives are needed to prevent littering.

MMBC recycling program expands in British Columbia

Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations, Paper 7/29/2014

Industry-funded recycling program expands to include five more cities in Canadian province.

ISRI supports passage of Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act

Electronics, Legislation & Regulations 7/29/2014

Congress passes legislation allowing recyclers and refurbishers to “unlock” used cellphones.

Chemical Safety Board releases report on dust explosion incident

Legislation & Regulations, Metallics, Additional Commodities 7/23/2014

Agency calls for OSHA to implement combustible dust standard.

Oregon scrap recycler fined for illegal dumping

Legislation & Regulations, Metallics 7/21/2014

Cascade Metal Recycling fined for burying waste near a waterway.

Environment Agency revokes permits of UK electronics recycler

Legislation & Regulations, International Recycling News 7/17/2014

Government agency says company failed to abide by environmental laws.

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