S.D. Overrun With Recycling

August 5th, 2013 - California - Blue bins are overflowing in San Diego neighborhoods because the city’s pickup schedules for recyclables can’t keep pace with the growing volume.  Read More
Trash cash

August 10th, 2013 - BOSTON - WHEN IT comes to saving the planet, people generally want to do the right thing. But sometimes they need a nudge.  Read More
Eye on the Environment

July 25th, 2013 - Some recycling advocates hate the word “waste.” They might tolerate the word if its use is limited to the verb form, meaning “to use, consume, or expend thoughtlessly …”  Read More
Are big blue bins bad for recycling?

July 14th, 2013 - MASS - ON A BRILLIANT DAY in June, I stood on a catwalk inside a dark, cavernous building, looking down at a mountain of garbage.  Read More
Beverage companies hit with novel bottle bill suit

June 14th, 2013 - CA - A lawyer for two California redemption centers that were struck with bottle bill fraud accusations has hit back by suing beverage companies for negligent misrepresentation — that is to say, printing California Redemption Value information on beverage containers sold outside of the Golden State.  Read More
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