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Hamilton waste officials are preparing for what could be “significant” changes in how municipalities pay and offer recycling services to residents. more »

Aug 26, 2016 1:15 PM Features

The Ocean Conservancy is a 44-year old nonprofit that creates science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the wildlife and communities that depend on it. more »

Aug 24, 2016 1:41 PM Features

Two men who appealed an $844,778 penalty assessed against them in a beverage container recycling scam have learned they will have to dig a little deeper — and pay $27,500 more. more »

Aug 24, 2016 1:36 PM Features

Canada’s largest fair goes to great lengths to be green, dividing waste into about 25 categories. They’re still hoping to improve and educate visitors on composting. more »

Aug 24, 2016 12:50 PM Features

Over the years, our reliance on lithium-ion batteries to power everyday devices has increased dramatically. more »

Aug 24, 2016 12:44 PM Features

Many of Detroit’s Jewish families share a similar story of humble beginnings in America. more »

Aug 22, 2016 9:08 AM News

Members of the waste and recycling industry have had their ups and downs with mixed waste processing, but has it finally seen the end of its life? more »

Aug 22, 2016 8:21 AM Features

Much has been written about the “circular economy” in the last couple of years, and I am often asked about the difference between the circular economy and zero waste. more »

Aug 22, 2016 7:53 AM Features

A new thing has appeared about half to two-thirds of the way east along the south sidewalk of the 1400 block of West Broadway. I’m referring to the chromed-steel cigarette butt disposal tube newly bolted to the sidewalk beside the trash can. more »

Aug 19, 2016 10:09 AM Features

The Mid Michigan Waste Authority has launched its Be Smart with Sharps campaign to prevent accidental needle stick injuries to anyone who comes into contact with curbside refuse materials. more »

Aug 19, 2016 9:54 AM News

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