The Evolution of Mixed Waste Processing Facilities, 1970-Today by Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) of Fairfax, Virginia notes that mixed waste processing (MWP) facilities use a variety of new and existing technologies to separate recyclable commodities from a stream of mixed trash, or MSW.
Even companies that use recycled materials have materials to recycle at the end of the day.
At NPE2015, 82 exhibitors participated in the program to recycle processing scrap generated on the show floor, twice as many as at NPE2012, causing a dramatic increase in the amount of material collected for recycling.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and Ocean Recovery Alliance shared new tools aimed at helping communities evaluate their potential to adopt plastics-to-fuel technologies.
As grocery store chains focus on zero waste initiatives, a recently developed economic overview of recycling grocery rigid plastics helps grocers recognize that recycling their bakery, deli and other “behind the counter” rigid plastic containers makes economic sense.
More than 900 new recycling bins will be provided by Keep America Beautiful and Dr Pepper Snapple Group for parks across America.