The waste and recycling industry employment has increased by 8,100 since the beginning of 2014, bringing industry employment to a new high of 382,00 in September 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Over the past year, Gershow Recycling has been providing scrap metal containers to the Tesla Science Center (TSC) at Wardenclyffe as part of its efforts to assist the non-profit organization remediate the historic site that was owned by the famous scientist and inventor, Nikola Tesla.
Lycoming County Resource Management Services (LCRMS) celebrated the grand opening of its $5.3 million single-stream recycling facility and the launch of a new regional recycling program, “One For All.”
Atlas Copco, a provider of industrial productivity solutions, was again listed as one of the top companies in its industry in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2014/2015. The index lists the world’s leading sustainability-driven companies.
The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) and its sister organization, the Council for Textile Recycling (CTR) have both agreed to sponsor an educational campaign being presented by the New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling (NYSAR3).
EPA Region 7 has reached an administrative settlement with Shine Bros. Corp., a commercial recycling facility in Spencer, Iowa, to resolve industrial stormwater violations under the Clean Water Act.