Mark Withrow of Cohen Recycling in Middletown, Ohio was presented with the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Safe Driver of the Year Award for completing 33 verifiable years of safe driving without a single preventable accident.
Energizer Holdings, Inc. introduced a first with its rechargeable AA and AAA batteries made with recycled batteries. Energizer Recharge® batteries are made with 4 percent recycled battery material, provide consumers with long-lasting power that can be recharged hundreds of times, and reduce the impact on the planet.
Each year, Massachusetts residents throw away 230,000 tons of textiles, while 95 percent of this waste can be recycled or reused in some manner.
Two Connecticut companies, a scrap metal recycling facility and a waste oil transporter, agreed to pay fines to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that they violated federal laws regarding toxic substances in their handling of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shared that five hazardous waste sites are being added to the National Priorities List (NPL).
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the University of Arizona with an award for outstanding efforts in food recovery.