Autumn news coverage in Newsweek and the Huffington Post cast the secondhand clothing industry in a less than favorable light.
An Orono, Maine business was awarded $100,000 from EPA for work developing green ceiling tiles. Revolution Research, Inc. was one of 13 businesses nationwide receiving a total of $1.3 million for technologies aimed at helping to solve environmental issues.
The Rockefeller Foundation is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and a partnership of 10 private sector and non-profit organizations to create “Further With Food: Center for Food Loss and Waste Solutions,” an online hub for the exchange of information and solutions that can help realize the national goal of cutting food waste in half by 2030.
Republic Services, Inc. has been named to the Climate A List by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a leading international non-profit organization dedicated to measuring and disclosing environmental information, in the CDP 2016 Global Climate Change Report.
Registration for new and returning colleges and universities is now open for the 2017 RecycleMania, a collegiate recycling competition.
The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Purdue University have diverted almost six tons of waste from landfills through an innovative recycling program that turns used lab gloves and garments into shelving, flowerpots and lawn and garden furniture.