Vice reports the IPR contract could give Apple significant control over participating businesses and is “invasive” from a consumer privacy standpoint.
The facility will service more than 25,000 residential customers and 800 commercial customers in the Mississippi Gulf Coast area.
The transaction includes recycling and trash collection service to more than 2,500 residential customers and about 500 commercial customers.
Westlake Chemical has agreed to start reporting on spills of pre-production plastic pellets manufactured in its production plants.
Financial Times looks at this century’s plastic boom amid environmental backlash.
Nearly 90 percent of the city’s total costs go toward cleanup; the remaining 10 percent goes toward prevention and outreach.
The law was signed last April by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and will affect all retailers across the state.
The City Council is moving forward with a vetting process for trash hauling companies looking to service one of four waste zones in the city.
The American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance has set a goal that 95 percent of bags will be reused or recycled by 2025.