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A new study released In November found that lead batteries have a recycling rate of 99.3 percent, making them the number one recycled consumer product in the U.S. The near-perfect rate of recycling is attributed to industry investment in a state-of-the-art closed-loop collection and recycling system that keeps 1.7 million tons of batteries out of landfills annually.

As you prepare to take out the old toys and bring in new, the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) is encouraging people to donate and recycle rather than toss old clothes, bed linens, drapes, bath towels and even stuffed animals.

As a result of the steady growth of Beka and its global operations, along with the introduction of many new product lines serving industries across the globe, Beka is expanding its manufacturing facility in the Pottensteiner district of Wannberg.

A construction recycling program with a 95 percent waste diversion rate, a school that consistently ranks as state champion in a recycling competition, and a nonprofit organization that supports economic development in low-income countries by collecting and shipping used or unwanted bicycles overseas, are among those honored as New Jersey recycling leaders.

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) recognized innovators and leaders in its industry at the annual Executive Leadership Round Table. Six awards were given to companies that have made substantial contributions to the American recycling through partnerships, public education, innovations in recycling equipment, and innovations in recycling facilities.

The Wolf Administration is inviting all Pennsylvanians who’ve recently worked on successful environmental projects to apply for the state’s top environmental recognition: The 2018 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence, honoring individuals and organizations whose dedicated efforts have improved air, land, and water quality in Pennsylvania.