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2014-04-08 08:24:20

Photo Series Debuts in Times Square as NYC Announces Expanded Household Composting OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, Americans send about half of their waste to landfill. Focused on spreading awareness about this eye-opening issue, The Glad Products Company sponsored award-winning photojournalist Peter Menzel and writer Faith D'Aluisio's newest photo series, a project called "Waste in Focus," that takes a real life, moment-in-time look at what eight families around...

2013-11-14 16:22:49

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On America Recycles Day, the non-alcoholic beverage industry reaffirms its longstanding commitment to further minimizing its environmental impact, and is making it easier for consumers to do the same. "From our 100 percent recyclable packaging to our efforts to minimize waste and support recycling programs, our industry is leading the way and doing our part to reduce our environmental impact," said Susan Neely, American Beverage...

2013-09-24 12:22:02

Forty-five percent of U.S. households across 45 states can now recycle cartons VERNON HILLS, Ill., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-five percent of U.S. households can now recycle cartons through their curbside recycling programs and other recycling venues, thanks to a unique voluntary private and public collaboration that includes industry, recycling facilities and local governments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/CL85433-INFO ) The Carton Council of North...

2013-08-24 23:04:21

Following an August 22nd article in The Atlantic Cities, titled “People Are Less Likely to Recycle Stuff That’s Crumpled, Cut Apart, or Deformed,” SunshineBloggers discussed the merits of recycling, and the importance of recognizing everyday objects that can be recycled. (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 In the wake of an August 22nd Atlantic Cities article, titled, “People Are Less Likely to Recycle Stuff That’s Crumpled, Cut Apart, or Deformed,” SunshineBloggers urged readers to...

2013-04-30 12:21:52

Dart Container wins Excellence in EPS Recycling Award CROFTON, Md., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EPS Industry Alliance (EPS-IA) awarded the Excellence in EPS Recycling Award to Dart Container Corporation at the 2013 EPS EXPO in Cincinnati in March. The annual award, newly inaugurated this year, is presented to companies that display an extraordinary commitment to the advancement of expanded polystyrene (EPS) recycling. Dart Container Corporation has been recycling...

2013-04-17 08:23:46

DETROIT, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycling is such a part of our daily routine, it's hard to imagine a time when households didn't place their bottles, cardboard, plastics and paper in bins for collection. However, only 40 years ago, most Americans tossed this material in the trash where it was destined for local landfills. That's why Waste & Recycling News will celebrate this cultural innovation with a commemorative issue, "40 Years of Curbside Recycling." The issue publishes...

2013-02-07 12:22:50

FLINT, Mich., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today announced a five-year public-private partnership with the city of Flint that demonstrates the Company's commitment to accelerate its growth through strategic alliances that provide cities with alternative solutions to meet their waste and recycling needs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/RSLOGO) "Today's announcement is a victory for the city of Flint and its residents," said Chris Synek,...

2012-11-28 08:23:03

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), has invested $4 million in its Columbia, S.C., materials recovery facility (MRF), allowing the facility to accept additional types of materials. Because of this, Richland County residents will now be able to recycle more of their household materials such as composite cans, glass, magazines and other types of plastics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) Sonoco...

2012-04-16 10:22:19

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX) WasteMap website (www.wastemap.org) gives Florida residents, and businesses across the state the opportunity to answer an ever-annoying question with regard to managing waste materials: "What can I do with this?" WasteMap Florida is actively compiling a list of facilities, ranging from recycling centers to household hazardous waste disposal facilities and everything in between. It's...

2012-04-06 06:20:20

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, joined by representatives from Waste Management, Inc. and Recyclebank®, today announced a new recycling rewards program for the residents of Fort Worth. Recyclebank rewards people for recycling and taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses. Residents can now register to earn Recyclebank points and spend those points on rewards from local and national businesses....