MORNINGTON, mother of three, Jane Ting uses literature to change the way young people think about plastics and the environment. Through his picture book Soft Plastics to Things Fantastic: Zac’s Happy Planet, Ting hopes to help children understand the environmental benefits of recycling plastics and the impact the recycling effortRead More →

Halloween treats have a tricky problem: hard-to-recycle plastic packaging. As America loads an estimated 600 million pounds of Halloween candy, a handful of companies are trying to make it easier to recycle all that packaging. But they acknowledge their efforts are only making a small dent and say more fundamentalRead More →

Seeing a child’s imagination at work can be a truly amazing experience. What’s even more amazing is seeing them learn values ​​like recycling at the same time. That’s exactly what Happy Dancing Turtle was looking to achieve with their recent Recycled Halloween Crafts class at Pine River-Backus Schools. “We broughtRead More →

By guardian life October 23, 2022 | 09:00 Lindiwe Dim, a South African of Nigerian descent, is a 28-year-old influencer changing the way recycling is viewed. Guardian Life catches up with her to explain why everyone should embrace recycling, “Message In A Bottle”, and turn lemons into lemonades. How aboutRead More →

MORE than 1,000 pupils from nine of the borough’s primary schools received a fun and engaging lesson in the importance of recycling properly, thanks to a Thurrock Council team and a special mobile classroom built into a garbage truck ! Cllr Andrew Jefferies, Cabinet Member for the Environment, said: ‘TheseRead More →

The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) has been recognized for its efforts in promoting smart tunnel inspection and slowing the progression of myopia in children with the Edge-AI powered multi-sensor aerial inspector for the surface of tunnels and the MY-O-Analyzer (My-Optical-Analyzer), co-developed with partners from different sectors, winners of theRead More →

Children as young as nine work in plastic waste recycling centers in Turkey, exposing them to serious and permanent health problems, Human Rights Watch said. Workers, including children, and people living in homes located “dangerously close” to the centers told researchers they were suffering from respiratory problems, severe headaches andRead More →

The Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and the Washington-based Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) have updated both the ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular and the APR Model Bale Specifications with revised specifications for recycled plastics. According to an ISRI press release, these specifications were approved at ISRI’s Board andRead More →

AI is meant to help the world overcome its struggle to send recyclable plastics to landfills. New recycling technology has been developed using artificial intelligence to help programs sort plastics efficiently and affordably to prevent recyclable materials from going to landfills. Only some of the plastics people separate from theirRead More →

Students Freddy and Katie with examples of recycled uniforms. Photo: Daniel Forsyth. A UNIFORMS recycling project at a local school is proving popular. Katie Lockhart, assistant head teacher at Applegrove Primary, the parent council and school eco team revamped the curriculum earlier this year, returning school jumpers, polo shirts, dressesRead More →

A big question among those of us with environmental concerns is: what happens to the batteries? This is a fair question and one that deserves to be taken seriously and answered correctly. Even RedEarth, which supplies stationary home batteries, considers this to be the most common customer concern. We canRead More →

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. OSCEOLA, AR / ACCESSWIRE / September 8, 2022 / Envirotech Vehicles, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVTV)a supplier of new purpose-built zero-emission electric vehicles (the “Company”), today announced its participation in the 31st ArkansasRead More →

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management announced Thursday the availability of grants for recycling and the collection and disposal of household hazardous waste through the agency’s Community Recycling Grant Program. The grants will fund projects that improve recycling efforts throughout Indiana, said IDEM Commissioner Brian Rockensuess. Counties, municipalities, solid wasteRead More →

The Aluminum Association, Arlington, Virginia, says preliminary estimates show demand grew 6.6% for the aluminum industry in the United States and Canada in the first half of 2022, following growth estimated nearly 8% year-over-year in 2021 and rising demand levels estimated in the first quarter. Since 2021, the Aluminum AssociationRead More →

RMIT University engineers have developed a new method of recycling personal protective equipment (PPE) to make concrete stronger, which could significantly reduce the waste generated by the pandemic. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately 54,000 tonnes of PPE waste have been generated per day worldwide. Around 129 billionRead More →

NextCycle Colorado awarded its first prize to a glass recycling company.| Josep Curto/Shutterstock Colorado’s Recycling Market Development Program awarded its first award to a company that has integrated GHG reduction and glass recycling into its operations. The NextCycle Colorado program has announced that the winner of its 2022 NextCycle PitchRead More →

Keep Suffolk Beautiful Hosts Recycling Drive at Nansemond River High School Posted 7:37 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022 Keep Suffolk Beautiful is hosting its next recycling campaign for Suffolk residents from 8am to 1pm, Saturday September 17th at Nansemond River Secondary School, 3301 Nansemond Parkway. This is a freeRead More →

Bulawayo City Council has received an unsolicited bid for a waste plastic bottle recycling project following concerns over widespread waste of bottles, resulting in pollution of the environment and water sources. The revelation was made in the council’s latest report on the Environmental Project – Rotary Club of Bulawayo SouthRead More →

The company, based in the Mayfield Industrial Estate, is committed to supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, in particular aligning with good health and well-being, gender equality, decent work and economic growth, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption and production, and climate action. NWH also explained how over theRead More →

SINGAPORE – A pilot textile recycling plant will open in Singapore as early as 2024, as part of a comprehensive investment in Singapore’s textile recycling capabilities. Part of those investments include a new Textile Recycling Research Center which opened on Thursday (August 4). The new research center and eventual recyclingRead More →

Ineos Olefins and Polymers Europe, headquartered in Rolle, Switzerland, has joined HolyGrail 2.0, the digital watermarking initiative designed to improve the sorting and recycling of end-of-life plastic packaging. The company says the move reinforces its commitment to creating a true circular economy where all plastics can be properly recycled andRead More →

Global Electronic Recycling Market from 2022 to 2028 is the title of professional market research by to assess the growth potential of the market. The main objective of the research should have been to provide fundamental information about industry rivals, current market trends, market potential, growth rate, along withRead More →

The Can Manufacturer’s Institute has provided data on the benefits of a national cylinder deposit system. | anmbph/Shutterstock Can manufacturers are focusing on deposit-return programs, expanding access and better sorting to improve recycling rates for aluminum cans. The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) has released an Aluminum Beverage Can Recycling PrimerRead More →

Launch of the recycling station project Twelve new recycling stations will be set up at Thanet’s main bathing beaches, featuring drawings by local schoolchildren. The project was led by the Rotary Clubs of Thanet, in conjunction with Thanet District Council and Southern Water. It increases the recycling capacity of wasteRead More →

MCLEAN, Va., July 13. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Creativity unfolds in the Pack It! of the Paper and Packaging Board’s How Life Unfolds® campaign! The Packaging Recycling Design Challenge – a must-watch two-part video series! With 10 hours and a chance to win $5,000, two classmates and two college professors,Read More →

The Association of Chartered Chartered Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants, has announced a collaboration with FlexiSAF Foundation and WASTE Africa to unveil its “Recycling for Education Campaign” in Nigeria in commemoration of World Day environment 2022. The campaign aims to help vulnerable out-of-school children access basic education,Read More →

Tetra Pak, a leading global provider of packaging and processing solutions, has partnered with Reliance-owned Milkbasket, India’s first and largest daily micro-delivery service to help consumers recycle their used beverage cartons via the Milkbasket app. As part of the initiative, Milkbasket users can submit a pickup request with their regularRead More →

Wildsight runs an educational program called Beyond Recycling to help Kimberley students learn more about their energy, waste and consumption. This 24-week program, which began in 2006, has grown from one program in one community to 20 programs in 13 communities. Dubbed “Beyond Recycling” because it takes students far beyondRead More →

Grande Prairie County, in partnership with the Alberta Recycling Management Authority, invites people to its annual recycling program at Bezanson School. People are asked to bring all household hazardous waste for disposal, such as cleaners, chemicals, paint, batteries, used oil, propane tanks under 100 pounds, and tires. Computer equipment, televisions,Read More →

ETOBICOKE, Ontario, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cleanfarms today released its 2021 Annual Report, documenting the comprehensive results of its ongoing programs and pilot projects designed and operated to help Canadian farmers manage agricultural products and packaging in plastic. Most significant in the 2021 results is that Cleanfarms sawRead More →

LRS will immediately provide waste and recycling services to residents of McHenry Countythe Wonder Lake Village, Village of Johnsburg, Mettawa Village, Township of Avon and large areas inside Lake County ROSEMONT, Ill., May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — LRS, the Midwest’s leading independent waste diversion, recycling and portable services provider, todayRead More →

Jannie (third from right) with guests after the launch of the Mobile Recycling Center yesterday. KOTA KINABALU (May 14): Malaysia pledged to care for the environment when it adopted the Sustainable Development Goals. “We are proud of the environmental conservation efforts in Sabah. “Our environment is not only the heartRead More →

The report “Electric Vehicle Battery Recycling Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2022-2027” has been added to from offer. The global electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling market reached a value of US$1.77 billion in 2021. Looking ahead, the market is expected to reach a valueRead More →

Australians throw 26.8 million toys in the trash every year because there are few recycling options for toys, with the majority not recyclable at the curb. To help combat these numbers, BIG W has expanded its successful Toys for joy program to all 176 stores nationwide after the initiative sawRead More →

New Jersey, United States – Comprehensive analyzes of the fastest growing companies plastic wood market provide information that helps stakeholders identify opportunities and challenges. The 2022 markets could be another big year for plastic lumber. This report provides an overview of the company’s activities and financial situation (a company profileRead More →

Missouri lawmakers are pushing to relax state regulations on so-called “advanced recycling,” a process supporters say diverts hard-to-recycle plastics from landfills and turns them into new products. The bill’s sponsor hopes to bring the massive facilities to the state to create jobs while saving the environment from plastic. But theRead More →