A printing firm that employs green initiatives such as having a recycling program for waste paper and other materials, as well as having honeybee hives and using wind turbines; a partnership among a government, nonprofit groups and businesses to reduce waste; and the diligent efforts of a municipal employee to increase community recycling are among the honorees at New Jersey’s recent Recycling Symposium and Awards Luncheon.
Material recycling innovations received the most funding among “circular economy” technologies.
The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) honored innovators and leaders in recycling at the 2nd Annual Waste360 Recycling Summit in Austin, Texas.
Whirlpool Corporation disclosed a partnership with standardized labeling system How2Recycle, which gives consumers simplified instructions on how to best recycle product packaging materials.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) celebrated National Manufacturing Day by highlighting the many positive contributions the recycling industry to the U.S. manufacturing landscape.
The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) has disclosed an updated assessment fee of $.25 per square yard on all carpet sold or shipped in California, effective January 1, 2017.