This is one of the world's largest programs for recycling harmful household products. The New York City Department of Sanitation administers the program.
The thing about repurposed materials being used in place of new products and machines is that they are much cheaper but no less effective.
"Since we measure our success by weight, this latest year of growth is even more impressive given that consumer batteries are getting smaller, lighter, and lasting longer than in previous years,” said Carl Smith, CEO and president of Call2Recycle, Inc.
The Elektra European Electronics Industry 2014 Environmental Award went to ENVIRON's Environmental Compliance 4 Products, a web-based system that companies use to ensure their compliance with the EU's waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) directive, batteries and packaging.
More than 150 new recycling bins in Lower Manhattan are increasing waste collection efficiency, BigBelly Solar reports.
With the iconic Paris tower's first floor renovation completed, most of the coverage and commentary has focused on its new glass floor.