The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a nearly $30,000 Environmental Justice Small Grant to the Coral Bay Community Council, Inc., of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Teamsters testified at the St. Louis Tribunal that is investigating human rights violations against communities surrounding Republic Services’ West Lake Superfund landfill site in Bridgeton, Missouri. The tribunal will report to the United Nations Human Rights and Environment Program.
Halving food waste by 2030 and reducing greenhouse gas emissions are among the United Nations’ top Sustainable Development Goals.
Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC, is one of the largest sellers of a fluoride chemical, fluorosilicic acid, that cities add to public drinking water.
Surely the oldest form of recycling is organics recycling. Prehistoric farmers quickly realized that adding food scraps and other carbon based materials to soils resulted in more productive crops.
Over the past few years the precipitous drop in recycled commodity prices has hurt the entire American scrap recycling industry, especially single stream MRFs and the burgeoning advanced mixed material recovery facilities (AMMRF), often derogatively called “Dirty MRFs.”