Environmental Protection

Recycling


Dennison Lubricants Inc. Adds EcoPower to Its Inventory

Safety-Kleen motor oil, which is recycled, expands its reach to New England.

Accor North America Targets Mercury at Its Motels

Texas company agrees to use low-mercury fluorescent bulbs and recycle bulbs as a member of the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities.

NAPCOR Says PLA Cannot be Recycled with PET

A polyethylene terephthalate trade organization is concerned that recycling both plastics together will affect quality and costs.

Industry Groups File Suit over N.Y. E-recycling Law

CEA and ITI claim door-to-door e-waste collection is "costly, burdensome, and environmentally harmful."

Trash Track Examines Journey of Everyday Objects

MIT project hopes to make people think about what happens when they throw away razors and water bottles, among other things.

Texas Roundup Seeks Green Business Experts

July 30 is last day to turn in an application to present at the 10th annual Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair in Fredericksburg.

Case Study: Recycling Sulfur Material

Managers at a petroleum refinery in Kenai, Alaska, wanted to recycle over 36,000 tons of sulfur but a depressed sulfur market ($100 a ton) made the recovery effort unfeasible. When the price increased to $500 a ton at the end of 2007, the refinery contacted AIMM Technologies, Inc., a Texas-based petroleum service company.



Cornell Manages Half its Food Waste into High-quality Compost

The amount of food scraps and animal bedding Cornell University processes makes the university the second largest recycler in Tompkins County.

LG Mobile Phones and BART Partner in E-Recycling Program

LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., has joined forces with the Bay Area Rapid Transit to redefine convenience in mobile device recycling.

Nestle Provides Funds to KAB for PET Waste

Keep America Beautiful affiliates will use the funds to encourage plastic beverage bottle recycling.

Aircraft Recycling Event Focuses on Economics

Baltimore will host the symposium on Sept. 29-30.

States, EPA Enforce Fluorescent Recycling Laws

Residents may not be aware of bans on fluorescent lamp disposal in nine states.

Free e-News Subscription

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy