Environmental Protection

Recycling


Online Reuse Marketplace Engages Multiple States in Network

The Web site helps participants in seven states find alternatives to the disposal of valuable materials.

Nonprofit Helps Seattle Port Truckers Upgrade with Scrap Credit

Cascade Sierra Solutions says 59 truck owners have turned in pre-1994 trucks for a $5,000 scrap credit and about 85 percent of the trucks are being replaced.

Chemical Exchange Offers Free Recycling Solution

A new Web site provides a platform for companies to list unwanted chemicals and to negotiate their exchange.

ABI Research Forecasts $14.7 B in e-Waste Market by 2014

This worldwide market for electronic waste recovery growth represents money generated through reclamation of valuable materials from e-scrap.

WEF, Recycling Association Partner for Shared Vision

The Water Environment Federation and the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association will leverage resources to support integrated water resource management.

Candle Maker Recycles and Redirects 117 Tons of Garbage

Utah-based business recognized by Dunn Recycling for a 52 percent recycling rate.

Private Program to Offer Grants to Young Green Heroes

Green Works and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program will recognized great ideas and hard work to those individuals, organizations and schools that are making their communities a greener place to live.

PCC Launches Recycled Plastic Color Concentrates

Plastics Color Corporation has launched a line of concentrates for the plastics manufacturing industry made from post-consumer and industrial recycled material.



Florida Salutes Solid Waste Industry for Achievements

Governor proclaims Champions of the Environment Day for those who work in the solid waste industry.

EPA to Assess Hazwaste Recycling Rule Impact on Disadvantaged

The agency has scheduled meetings on Jan. 28, Feb. 23, and Feb. 25 to gain input on the draft methodology.

WM Recycle America Adopts Program for E-waste Recycling

The Responsible Recycling program requires participating companies to implement an EHS management system that tracks materials and minimizes emissions and worker exposure during electronics recycling operations.

Clarkson University Replaces Portland Cement with Glass

A new student center being built on the campus is using recycled industrial glass powder in place of 20 percent of Portland cement in its concrete blocks.

LG Earns New UL Certification for Computer Monitor

UL Environment says 90 percent of the materials and parts used to make the monitor can be reused or recycled at the end of its useful life.

NCPA Report: Nuclear Power Is Safe, Could Answer Energy Mandates

Recycling nuclear fuel would decrease the problem of nuclear waste disposal, the report says.

Chemistry Council Shares 10 Ways to Reuse Plastic

The holiday season brings about 25 percent more waste, or 5 million tons of garbage, to landfills but Americans can lower that amount by recycling, according to the American Chemistry Council.

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