The plan addresses the capacities at existing waste management facilities, the city’s desire to increase waste diversion, waste reduction and the need to control costs using a long-term financial plan.
CIEL explains how plastic is among the most “energy-intensive materials to produce.”
Amid protests, city officials have promised not to proceed with WTE project development plans without approval from residents.
A recycling plant in Valenzuela City is being blamed for the overpowering smells of melted plastic and respiratory illnesses within the city.
Staten Islanders rejoiced when the landfill closed in 2001, but “rancid” smells have returned, according to a Staten Island Advance report.
Smurfit Kappa's director of innovation on sustainability and packaging discusses what needs to happen to take sustainable packaging design further.
A Fast Company report looks at how 20 companies are fighting food waste by making new food from wasted ingredients.
The bonds will be used to divert organic waste from landfill and convert it into natural biogas.