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

Successful recycling strategies begin with convenience

November 20th, 2012- Twin Cities - Innovation can boost recycling rates -- and a little blue bag is proving it.  Read More


Alcoa, Novelis say aluminum recycling joint venture split is good for both

November 19th, 2012 - In late August, Alcoa Inc. took full control of Evermore Recycling LLC, a company formed nearly three years ago in a joint venture between Alcoa and fellow aluminum recycler Novelis Inc.  Read More