Jay Schwartz, the latest to be indicted in the Macomb County, Mich., corruption probe, faces three counts of bribery and bribery conspiracy.
U.S. exports continue to be impacted by China’s ban on scrap plastic and by import restrictions implemented throughout Southeast Asia.
The company also announced one of its related companies was awarded a new operating permit for the Brooke County Landfill in West Virginia.
Google announced it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by 2020 and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022.
After eliminating plastic straws in the U.K. and replacing them with paper straws, McDonald’s claims its thicker paper straws are difficult to recycle.
Opponents fear the incinerator will contribute to climate change and add to London’s pollution levels.
Bowls touted as compostable will instead likely make compost more toxic, adding cancer-linked chemical compounds to soil and water.
Consumer Watchdog is calling on the governor to tackle reform and require grocery chains to redeem bottles and cans.
In this issue of Business Insights, we review the highlights from the publicly-traded waste companies' second quarter earnings results.