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NEW YORK, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --About this marketGlass recycling helps conserve natural resources and landfill space. It has been estimated that by replacing around 10% of natural raw materials by recycled glass cullet in the glass production process, the energy consumption is reduced by approximately 3%. The lower energy consumption is also expected to reduce carbon dioxide...
By Justin Adams | Sandy City is going green. In the month of June, the city rolled out two new services available to Sandy residents who want to be a little more environmentally friendly: glass recycling bins and 45 new electric vehicle charging stations. For the glass recycling, Sandy City is contracting with local company Momentum Recycling to give residents...
The National Sword policy implemented by China in 2018 prompted many material recovery facility (MRF) operators to make various upgrades, installations and layout changes to their facilities.Together, these changes have helped redefine the look and operation of the modern MRF.“In talking to, and looking at, my customers, the biggest impact...
DENVER (CBS4)– The City of Denver is teaming up with Coca-Cola to encourage more people to recycle. It’s part of an education campaign that kicked off on Tuesday.(credit: CBS) That means you’ll probably start seeing more billboards, bus advertisements and postcards to explain the basics of recycling and how it can help Denver. (credit: CBS) The campaign is made possible...
Cleanup continues in many neighborhoods hard hit by a series of tornadoes on Memorial Day.  Montgomery County officials are striving to recycle as much of the debris as possible rather than send it directly to landfills. Most yard waste and untreated scrap wood can be turned into mulch when brought to the Montgomery County Solid Waste Transfer and...
While Alabama as a state is markedly better at recycling than it was a decade ago, the state’s five largest cities are each addressing recycling in very different ways. Three of those five cities are planning changes to their recycling programs in 2019.Birmingham lags behind Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama by population, but that...
Of the hundreds of thousands of tubes of toothpaste sold in the U.S. each year, most end up in landfills. The tubes, which are usually made of a mix of materials including aluminum, aren’t accepted at typical recycling facilities. Colgate spent the last five years designing a new type of tube that can change that.The company, like many...
Mayo brand company plans to spread the use of recycled plastic packaging to more than 200 million bottles and jars by 2020 with a goal of 100% recyclable, 100% PCR-content packaging. Major food and beverage brands continue an industry-wide movement into sustainable packaging usually with specific targets and within overarching corporate-wide sustainability goals. One of the latest is Hellmann's,...

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