Beginning August 1, the city will issue citations for trash mixed with recycling, excess waste outside of city bins, bins set out too early and leaving bins out too late.
Challenge aims to recycle nearly 2 million tons of material, resulting in a greenhouse gas avoidance of 5.5 million tons of CO2.
To diminish the size of end-of-year piles, colleges and universities around the country are taking proactive measures to manage extra trash and recyclable materials.
Beginning in August, New Orleans’ sanitation department will open its Elysian Fields Avenue drop-off center an extra day a month.
Last week, an average of 40 dump trucks were placed out of service, leaving drivers unable to run routine trash routes.
Proposed mega-landfill would be constructed near the Cumberland-Powhatan border and would accept more than 3,500 tons of waste per day.
The Waste360 40 Under 40 award recipient shares how she and a team ensure Bridgeton Landfill remains in a managed and sustainable state.
Nationwide, organizations are trying to help residents recycle more efficiently.