With three billion toys purchased in 2014 alone, the challenges of what to do with damaged or unwanted toys are greater than ever. Unusable toys that aren’t fit for donating can now find a new home other than a landfill.
Exide Technologies disclosed that the company will move to permanently close its lead acid battery recycling facility in Vernon, California under the terms of a non-prosecution agreement reached with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California (USAO) that resolves the USAO’s criminal investigation into Exide.
A broad coalition of community members, advocates and labor groups have petitioned Governor Brown excoriating the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) for permitting a company to build a used motor oil recycling plant a stone’s throw from a highly frequented lake and recreation area in Irwindale, California, Consumer Watchdog said.
Recleim LLC, a recycling services provider, celebrated the grand opening of its recycling center in Graniteville, South Carolina.
Synagro Technologies disclosed details of a 5 year biosolids recycling program that will save the City of Toledo, Ohio taxpayers $900,000 annually.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) approved the Connecticut Mattress Stewardship Plan developed by the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC).