A new USTMA report shows that in 2017, there were roughly 60 million tires in stockpiles compared to 1991, when there were more than one billion. Today, more than 81 percent of scrap tires are reused.
According to the EPA’s recently released report, the nation’s recycling and composting rate remains at just more than 34 percent.
The state is considering whether it will allow a 44-acre cell to once again receive industrial and hazardous waste.
L’Oréal will implement Loop’s technology, Loop PET, to deconstruct waste PET plastic and polyester fiber from its plastic packaging.
Last year, TerraCycle collected tens of millions of cigarette butts from more than 50 cities in the U.S. alone. This year, it plans to exceed those numbers.