Company urges care in glass recycling as Fayetteville tests changes

April 26th, 2016 - FAYETTEVILLE -- Glass can help pay for a city's recycling program or hobble it permanently depending on how the city handles the brittle material, representatives of the company processing Fayetteville's glass recycling told residents Monday. Read More

Video: Vitamin brand raises awareness on ocean plastic

April 22nd, 2016 - Natural multivitamin brand Rainbow Light has launched its Path to EcoGuard environmental health campaign to activate solutions to the toll plastics are taking on the oceans. In less than nine years, there will be one ton of plastic for every three tons of ocean fish, reports the 5 Gyres Institute, a nonprofit research organization dedicated to design and policy change. Read More

Happy Earth Day! America officially sucks at recycling

April 22nd, 2016 - According to a 2010 report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), America recycled and composted just over 85 million tons of municipal solid waste, which provided an annual benefit of more than 186 million metric tons of reduced CO2 emissions, comparable to the annual greenhouse gas emissions from over 36 million cars. Good for us! Read More

How California's redemption center closures affect grocery stores, transfer stations

April 19th, 2016 - In the state of California, grocery stores that make more than $2 million in annual sales must have a nearby redemption center for recycling disposal, an in-store recycling redemption option, or pay a $100 daily fine, according to The Union. Read More

Recycling closures: a search for redemption

April 18th, 2016 - According to a new report published by the California Recycling Institute, a $20 million statewide loss in revenue in 2015 was the primary factor in the closing of 269 bottle and can recycling centers earlier this year. Read More