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Top Stories in Recycling and Organics: August 2023

Article-Top Stories in Recycling and Organics: August 2023

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A new recycling campus, food waste data and leadership appointments top this month's most-read recycling and organics stories on Waste360.com.

Balcones Resources to Open $60 Million Recycling Campus in North Texas

Balcones Resources has entered a 15-year agreement with the city of McKinney, Texas, with plans to build a $60 million state-of-the-art recycling campus.

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New Retail Food Waste Data Reveals More Than Waste Tonnage

A new ReFED report shows the percentage of retail food waste in the U.S. has dropped in the past three years, but not as much as had been thought.

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How HydroBlox Tackles Hard-to-Recycle Plastics and Stormwater Problems

HydroBlox Technologies makes novel stormwater drainage products from 100% recycled plastics, and the hardest of them to work with—types #3-7. Ed Grieser, CEO HydroBlox, says his products are cheaper, easier to install, and longer-lasting than traditional French drain systems.

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How Princeton Is Taking Composting to the “Next Level”

Some eco-minded people at Princeton University view their small, New Jersey campus as a microcosm for the larger world—a place to vet sustainability solutions that could potentially be scaled and used in communities beyond their “bubble.”

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Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) Strengthens Leadership Team with Two Key Appointments

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), a Midwest independent waste, recycling, and portable services provider, announced the addition of two executives to its leadership team.

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