As Costs Skyrocket, More U.S. Cities Stop RecyclingThe
· Recycling, for decades an almost reflexive effort by American households and businesses to reduce waste and help the environment, is collapsing in many parts of the country. Philadelphia is now .
What Happens Now That China Won't Take U.S. Recycling
· This end of recycling comes at a time when the United States is creating more waste than ever. In 2015, the most recent year for which national data …
How do US plastics consumption companies deal with the
· Plastic recyclers (APR) and waste and waste transport waste management, indicating an optimistic ban may help improve the quality of the recycle stream and may motivate greater domestic recycling capacity in the United States. And how do US plastics consumption companies deal with the plight of domestic plastic waste disposal?
Recycling after China's plastic ban: American cities face
· Some cities are choosing to continue recycling, but they're paying much more for it. . But even improved recycling will, at best, merely put a dent in the pileup of homeless plastic waste…
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Amazon’s Plastic Mailers May Not Be the Best Choice, Waste
Amazon’s Plastic Mailers May Not Be the Best Choice, Waste Experts Say February 13, 2019 by Jennifer Hermes While some waste experts applaud Amazon’s move to shift away from bulky cardboard packaging to more lightweight plastic mailers, others point out that the Amazon plastic sacks are causing jams in recycling machinery and may not be the .
Nestlé promotes need to address plastic recycling
· Nestlé promotes need to address plastic recycling. . the company shared its plans focused on avoiding plastic waste. . to introduce paper packaging for Nesquik in the first quarter of 2019 and for the Yes! snack bar in the second half of 2019. Smarties will start using plastic-free packaging in 2019, and Milo will introduce paper-based .
Another Batch of WasteExpo 2019 News and Product Updates
4 days ago · More companies make news and product announcements at WasteExpo 2019. . Momentum Fuel Technologies, Rush Enterprises Inc., Amrep and AMP Robotics. . the economics of recycling by helping waste .
Bridging the U.S.-China gap to boost plastics recycling
· Recycling companies in China have long played the role of outsourced recycling processors for countries such as the U.S., said Chris Cui, director of China Programs for Closed Loop Partners, an investment firm providing capital to recycling-related enterprises.
Plastic war inducing shift from single-use to reusable
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Recycling Center Tour & Information | Penn Waste
· In 2017, more than 175,000 tons of recyclable materials, including cardboard, cartons, plastic, glass and newspaper, passed through Penn Waste’s 96,000 square-foot recycling center on their way to being recycled, repurposed and reused. Below is a list of the steps your recyclables take on the way to their final recycling destination.
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Plastic Waste Management –Story of Man’s apathy- Success in Germany & Ireland Interface with distributing unit on biodegradable product – Biomate Enterprises Discussions on recycling and reusing plastic waste for community development activities
Major Global Companies Join Alliance to End Plastic Waste
· As the issue of plastic waste continues to gain global notoriety, nearly 30 major global companies have committed over $1.0 billion to develop, deploy and bring to scale solutions to reduce and manage such waste. The commitment comes in the form of a new group, Alliance to End Plastic Waste …
Rural Recycling Hit Hard by Shifting Scrap Market | The
· Big cities have shielded their residents from the impact of China’s decision last year to curtail the solid waste it will accept from other countries. But rural and small-town residents are starting to get squeezed by a change that is wreaking havoc on the global recycling market. Hannibal .
UN Decides to Control Global Plastic Waste Dumping
2 days ago · Mageswari Sangaralingam, Research Officer, Friends of the Earth Malaysia: "Controls on the plastic waste trade are much needed now to curb dumping of waste in the Global South. The inclusion of prior informed consent is a step towards addressing the issues of the plastic waste …
Recycle More? OrRecycle Better?Waste Management
· Guest Blog by Susan Robinson, Senior Public Affairs Director for Waste Management . The other day, two colleagues from the waste and recycling world asked me to help settle a dispute. These two very smart people—one with a Ph.D.—were debating the composition of a plastic microwave tray and how it might be recycled…or not.
SAP TechEd Video: Getting to Zero Plastic Waste | SAP News
Of the 9.1 billion tons of plastic waste accumulated in the world, just nine percent has been recycled and 12 percent has been incinerated. Undaunted by the challenge, leading businesses, government agencies, and concerned citizens are coming together to stem a literal wave of plastic pollution in our oceans, landfills, and general environment.
Plastics waste had a prominent place at this year’s Davos gathering of business and political leaders, and at least for a few of the CEOs involved, there was some hope that the next decade could .
Stop Recycling Plastic Bottles Without Caps On
· With the recycling industry in flux, the rules surrounding recycling plastic aren’t always a given. For one, you can’t recycle plastic bags or straws and now black plastic is even becoming a .
Recycling for kids: 10 easy activities to reduce and reuse
· Here are 10 easy activities for families and kids to reduce, reuse and recycle. Here are 10 things that you can do by yourself or with your family outside of lugging your recycling bin to the curb .
How to solve the plastic packaging paradoxBBC News
Cellophane let them choose food on the basis of how it looked, without sacrificing hygiene or freshness. . 13 February 2019. . 13 January 2019. Recycling: Where is the plastic waste mountain .
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More US Cities Incinerate Recyclables After China Import
The US, however, had no backup plan, which means much of what used to get sent to China now winds up in landfills or incinerators instead. Do you have any idea what happens when plastic waste gets .