Waste and recycling focuses on waste and the reduction of waste through recycling. Included are stories about EPA efforts to control waste, including hazardous waste. Also included are stories on industrial efforts to reuse materials and reduce their toxic footprint.
Eco-Products helped the Minnesota Twins divert 300 tons of trash from landfills last year, turning that Target Field trash into compost. The stadium also recycled 464 tons of glass bottles and aluminum cans last year.
In a deal that aims to reduce industrial emissions and convert CO2 into new products for reuse, Veolia and Carbon Clean Solutions (CCSL) have partnered for the large-scale rollout of CCSL’s carbon dioxide separation technology.
In an effort to facilitate cleanups at contaminated sediment sites, the EPA has issued guidance that includes 11 recommendations to consider when evaluating and implementing response actions at these sites.
Manufacturers can save on materials and labor by designing multiple lifecycles into their products — thus enabling remanufacturing, or the rebuilding of original products using a combination of reused or recycled parts.