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January 4th, 2012 - Nancy Judd, the driving force behind the trash-to-fashion art project Recycle Runway that was profiled in Resource Recycling, will bring her art on traveling exhibition called "ReDress: Upcycled Style" to museums across the country. Each museum will show her work for about three months beginning with the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida.  Read More

Make recycling pay: A new year’s resolution


January 3rd, 2013 - Did you know that the US Government has a list of New Year’s Resolutions? You can read them all here, they range from the Medicare cost-curve bending usual suspects—eat better, drink less alcohol,  quit smoking, to professional aspirations—get a better job, save money, manage debt.  Read More

Statewide beverage recycling bill in works


December 28th, 2012 - Maryland - Gov. Martin O'Malley has declined to reveal details of one of his past priorities — his environmental agenda — but some legislators are developing and touting their own proposals.  Read More

Hawaii audit exposes bottle bill issues


Decmber 12th, 2012 - Hawaii - Hawaii's Office of the Auditor has found that the state's beverage container deposit is poorly managed and susceptible to fraud.  Read More

Bottled Water Be Damned: Container Deposits Vs. EPR an Analysis


December 10th, 2012 - Washinton DC - Yesterday I had the privilege of attending a marine litter workshop (call it what you want, marine debris, ocean trash, plastic pollution, etc. ad nauseum) in Washington DC hosted by The United Nation Environmental Program Regional Office North America (UNEP RONA) and The Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) at NRDC's Washington DC office.   Read More

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