The American Chemical Society has selected a few simple ideas culled from its journals on how to be sustainable, including stop wasting food, try working out outside, and take the bus instead of driving your car.
Pennsylvania communities collected a record 5.48 million tons of recyclable materials in 2008, according to Gov. Edward G. Rendell.
This is the seventh Sims Recycling Solutions facility in North America to be certified to OHSAS 18001, the international occupational health and safety management system standard
Oil-soaked plastic boom material used to soak up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is finding new life in auto parts for the Chevrolet Volt.
A University of Arkansas researcher and his colleagues have created the first methane-producing microorganism that can metabolize complex carbon structures, which could lead to microbial recycling of waste products and their transformation into natural gas.
Amid the holly and jolly, don't forget to be nice and not naughty when it comes to recycling during the holiday season.
International Paper and Mississippi River Pulp turn Starbucks Coffee cups into fiber suitable for use in new cups.
Modular computer simplifies electronics recycling, reduces e-waste and disassembles in two minutes.
With a genesis in recycling, it’s no surprise that Cascades Tissue Group is doing all it can to minimize its impact on the environment and perhaps help others in the process.
- By Aaron Berstler
- Oct 19, 2010
The Institution Recycling Network has teamed with the Deconstruction & Reuse Network to expand its capabilities to facilitate reuse of surplus property in California.
Applicants have until Jan. 8, 2011 to submit their proposals.
The International City/County Management Association found that while local governments recognized the need to create sustainability, they generally have not been able to act on that knowledge.
Advanced tracking software and ISO standard procedures improve performance and provide assurance for responsible recycling.
Researchers are demonstrating that plants from Earth could be grown without soil on the moon or Mars or even urban centers.
The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reports that 19 solid waste collection workers died on the job in 2009, down from 31 fatalities in 2008.
Frankfort, Ky., plant is expected to support 360 green jobs by 2011
Working with local thrift stores and businesses, the company recovers millions of pounds of textiles for reuse in developing countries and as industrial rags.
EPA estimates that most post-consumer textile waste is recyclable.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken a new tact with auto battery recyclers and brokers, hoping to ensure the proper management of spent lead acid batteries.
- By Chris Bryant
- Aug 16, 2010