EPA is awarding $6.2 million to Puerto Rico as the first installment of a $40 million grant for hazardous and solid waste management financial assistance.
The new preferred option for glass disposal is for residents to drop off the material at various purple glass-only bins throughout the county.
The province has plans to ban all organic waste from landfill by 2022, but some are concerned composting capacity will become a top issue.
ReNew ELP’s Northeast England-based plant will leverage a chemical recycling process that breaks down plastics otherwise destined for landfill.
After one year of testing, System 001/B is successfully capturing and collecting plastic debris.
The United Nations World Food Programme has launched Stop the Waste in an effort to raise awareness about food waste and hunger.
Through a partnership with TerraCycle, the automaker has recycled more than 2 million pieces of waste.
End of Waste Foundation, Rocky Mountain Bottling Company and Momentum Recycling diverted more than 2 million pounds of glass from landfills in July and August.
The curriculum contains step-by-step lesson plans on recycling for pre-kindergarten through 12th grades.
The total estimated funding is $5 million, and applications are due no later than November 22.