Indiana’s Low Recycling Rates Upsets Manufacturers - Associated Press

May 26 2012 - INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana's low recycling rates are putting the squeeze on makers of glass, plastic and aluminum beverage containers, and companies say the higher manufacturing costs could deter others from moving to the state. Read More

Concord, MA, Closer to Becoming First U.S. Town to Ban Bottled Water - by Cathryne Wellner

May 10th 2012 - MA - Jean Hill, an 82-year-old activist working on the ban, used the Pacific Gyre to help illustrate the amount of pollution plastic bottles are contributing to. The great garbage patch floating in the ocean was impressively horrifying enough to sway some votes. Read More

Pepsi releases numbers for Dream Machines by Jake Thomas

May 3rd 2012 - PepsiCo has unveiled the two-year results of its Dream Machine project, which is intended to provide recycling receptacles in high-traffic public places, such as gas stations, retail stores, sports stadiums and others, while also providing consumers an incentive to not trash their recyclables while on the go. Read More

 Study: Single-stream is more wasteful, expensive by Chrissy Kadleck

April 25 2012 - Sorted recycling systems win out over single-stream recycling in a head-to-head competition when the municipal playing fields are even, according to a research report that tracked outcomes in United Kingdom markets over a four-year period. Read More

Dream Machine results nice, but far from meeting needs by Jake Thomas

April 26 2012 - PepsiCo has unveiled the two-year results of its Dream Machine project, which is intended to provide recycling receptacles in high-traffic public places, such as gas stations, retail stores, sports stadiums and others, while also providing consumers an incentive to not trash their recyclables while on the go. Read More

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