A worker was seriously injured when his arm became trapped in a conveyor belt he was maintaining.
Cleco Corp. will pay customers $50 to have outdated, working refrigerators and freezers picked up at their homes and hauled away to be recycled.
A new report by the ACEEE places Boston as the most energy efficient city, with New York City, Washington DC, San Francisco, and Seattle closing up the top five efficient cities.
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.