More stories about Recycling

  • Making recycling pay

    Mobile app reduces contamination in Greensboro, N.C.'s recycling program.

  • Convenient, efficient glass processor from Cemco

    The Glass Processing Plant turns 3,500 lbs. of glass into 3/8-in. sand that can be used on playgrounds and for landscaping in just one hour.

  • Rehrig Pacific organics cart

    The 32-gallon EnviroGuard doesn’t have to be unlocked before collection, and works with both manual and automated collection systems.

  • Recycling organics

    With landfill space at a premium and communities loathe to approve new landfill sites, regulators want organic material recycled.

  • Grant deadline: Fri., Feb. 27

    Keep America Beautiful expects to give away 3,500 recycling bins this year to organizations including public works departments through an annual program sponsored by The Coca-Cola Co.

  • Warm-mix asphalt use up 533% since 2009

    This survey compiled data from 249 producers and 38 state pavement associations. Results include state-by-state breakdowns.

  • Cities receive recycling assistance through new program

    Columbia, S.C.; Florence, Ala.; and Richmond, Va., are the inaugural partners in a program that's expected to generate almost $13 million in economic value via more-effective curbside recycling.

  • Florida community renews solid waste contract for 9 years

    The Villages, Florida, District Board of Supervisors approved a nine-year renewal of its contract with CH2M HILL to provide complete operations and management of commercial and residential solid waste, recycle and yard waste collection, with an option for two additional five-year renewals.

  • 4 Solid Waste Innovations

    As the volume of municipal solid waste grows, engineers and officials are looking increasingly toward smarter management. Here are four smart municipal solid waste management innovations.

  • Fire-detection technology eliminates false alarms

    This system tells the difference between the ever-present dust at waste-recycling centers and actual smoke.