Municipal Recycling Facility Introduces New Technology
Polystyrene foam densifiers squish the plastic into stackable blocks that can be sold and made into things like picture frames, decorative molds, and office supplies.
Voters Pass Statewide Ban on Plastic Carry-Out Bags
Effective immediately, customers who don't bring their own bags to the convenience...
A Cool Way to Celebrate America Recycles Day
Hundreds of people gathered at the site of a future 10 mgd water reclamation plant...
Is the Market for Recyclables Dead? Nope!
A long-time solid waste expert debunks eight myths about municipal recycling...
New Use For Coffee Grounds Besides Roses
Some people recycle their coffee grounds as plant fertilizer. Maybe water...
Water Utility is Two-for-One Waste Winner
A Florida water and sewer agency's fertilizer earns national awards.
Crushing Glass for Cash
A rural solid waste agency cashes in by recycling glass.
How Much of the U.S. is Covered in Landfills?
The average American throws away 4.4 pounds of trash a day. Despite heroic efforts...
City to Study How Well Residents, Businesses Follow Orders
A Canadian community is auditing recycling bin content to determine where and how solid waste stream contamination occurs. The $100,000 audit will cost only $10,000.