Environmental Protection

Recycling


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.

Commentary

A Thought for World Environment Day

Engineer asks why consumer waste is not treated onsite.

Ecology Rule Targets Transport, Handling of Recyclables

The state of Washington has a new rule that requires those that transport recyclable materials to register with the Department of Ecology.

GRC Demos Microwave Technology for Waste Conversion

Global Resource Corporation's Patriot-1 has transfomred scrap tires into diesel fuel, methane, pentane, butane, and propane.

EPA Plans Public Meetings for Hazardous Waste Rules

The agency will discuss possible revisions to the Definition of Solid Waste rule and the possibility of withdrawing the Emission Comparable Fuels rule.

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