More stories about Recycling

  • Food: The Final Frontier

    The nation should recognize the leadership that PUBLIC WORKS readers provided—and continue to provide—in driving the practice of recycling, a process that requires identifying markets for all that material as well as mobilizing the public.

  • From Garbage to Gold

    For more than 20 years, the city of Portland, Ore.'s Office of Transportation (PDOT) has experimented with recycling techniques—collecting paper, composting leaves, recycling construction debris, etc. Their trials paid off in fiscal year 2006-07, to the tune of nearly $3.6 million.

  • Dirty business

    One New Jersey company has turned heaps of unwanted trash into a money-making and earth-saving venture.

  • World-class compost facility makes waves