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Lacey Evans | Resource Recycling

The city of Edmonton has been forced to eat its paper-recycling investment – millions of dollars – after the company it partnered with went bankrupt and no other firms stepped up to take over the plant. more

Nov 13, 2016 12:00 AM News

National parks welcome more than 300 million visitors each year, but less than half of those people actually separate their recyclables from their trash before leaving. more

Aug 29, 2016 7:41 AM News

The New York City Department of Sanitation and Business Integrity Commission released a report last week recommending the City adopt a franchise-zoning system for commercial waste and recycling collection. more

Aug 29, 2016 7:33 AM News

A startup based in Richmond, Calif. is making polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) plastic out of organic material. While the innovative process is in the very early stages, the company hopes it makes a major impact on plastics packaging. more

Aug 24, 2016 12:47 PM News

An industry group has determined the U.K.'s plastics recycling rate is around 33 percent. more

Aug 22, 2016 8:02 AM News

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is seeking participants for a recycling survey that will quantify the amount of plastics recycling happening in the Lone Star State. more

Aug 16, 2016 3:14 PM News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expanding its Energy Star Portfolio Manager, allowing the commercial and institutional sector to make more informed choices about materials management. more

Aug 16, 2016 12:47 PM News

Food processors, farms and municipalities all have felt pressures to send less organic material to landfills. They could eventually get help from a startup in California that is turning organics into biodegradable plastic. more

Aug 16, 2016 12:38 PM News

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) recently released a comprehensive study on the availability of recycling in America to help promote change among industry players. more

Aug 3, 2016 9:07 AM News

Should curbside recycling be treated like other utilities that send customers a bill every month? And what effects will potential minimum wage increases have on materials recovery facilities? more

Jul 29, 2016 12:00 AM News

Advocacy organizations are pushing for New York City to adopt a franchise-zoning system for collection of commercial waste and recycling. more

Jul 28, 2016 12:00 AM News

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