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EPA Rolls Back Coal Ash Handling Restrictions

EPA Rolls Back Coal Ash Handling Restrictions

The EPA finalized a rule this week that reduces Obama-era restrictions on how states and industry officials handle coal ash, the Washington Post reported. This is the first rule signed by acting administrator Andrew Wheeler, who took over following Scott Pruitt’s resignation on July 5.

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Invests in Smart Sorting Robot

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Invests in Smart Sorting Robot

Lakeshore Recycling Systems installed a new robot at its Heartland Recycling Center in Chicago that employs artificial intelligence to identify materials. The investment is expected to save the company $120,000 to $130,000 annually.

Target Exceeds 2020 Waste Diversion and Recycling Goal

Target Exceeds 2020 Waste Diversion and Recycling Goal

Target already exceeded its 2020 goal to divert 70% of retail waste from landfills through reuse or recycling, according to the company’s newly published 2018 corporate responsibility report. As a result, Target set a new goal to achieve a 75% diversion rate by the end of this year.

Inside Campbell’s Peachy Zero-Waste Opportunity

Inside Campbell’s Peachy Zero-Waste Opportunity

Six years ago, farmers in New Jersey were paying to send undersized or blemished peaches to the landfill. Campbell’s saw an opportunity to turn them into salsa called Just Peachy benefitting the local food bank. In a new interview, the company’s head of sustainability describes the corporate advantages.

Marriott International Eliminating Plastic Straws Next Year

Marriott International Eliminating Plastic Straws Next Year

Marriott International announced a plan to remove disposable plastic straws and plastic stirrers from more than 6,500 properties across 30 brands globally by July 2019. The company says the move could eliminate the use of more than 1 billion plastic straws annually and about a quarter billion stirrers.

Global Textile Industry Explores Sustainable Dyeing Methods

Global Textile Industry Explores Sustainable Dyeing Methods

Numerous Chinese factories that produce synthetic dyes for the textile industry got shut down for environmental inspections starting last summer. In the wake of those closures, new methods for dyeing textiles are emerging that could help save water, reduce pollutants, save energy, and protect human health.

Starbucks Vows To Ditch Plastic Straws by 2020

Starbucks Vows To Ditch Plastic Straws by 2020

Starbucks announced plans to phase plastic straws from its stores worldwide by 2020. The decision is expected to eliminate more than 1 billion straws from the company’s 28,000 stores annually. A new recyclable lid will replace straws and become standard for most of Starbucks’ iced drinks. Eliminating straws came in … Read more »

Whole Foods Florida Stores Receive Grocery Stewardship Certification

Whole Foods Florida Stores Receive Grocery Stewardship Certification

Whole Foods Market’s 28 stores in Florida have now been certified by Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program, making them the first grocer in the state to join. The program works with grocers on sustainability strategies with the goal of increasing energy efficiency and revenue while lowering costs.

ERI Adopts New Basel Action Network Electronic Waste Tracking System

ERI Adopts New Basel Action Network Electronic Waste Tracking System

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) has become the first in the recycling industry to adopt Basel Action Network’s new EarthEye electronic waste tracking system. By providing a downstream performance audit every 24 hours, the system promises to help organizations detect fraud or contractual violations.

Damaged Batteries: A (Literal) Hot Topic in Battery Recycling

Damaged Batteries: A (Literal) Hot Topic in Battery Recycling

Across the globe, many organizations and businesses have adopted battery recycling as part of their corporate social responsibility programs. To keep up with the evolving battery landscape, enhanced education and awareness are needed. A timely example that underscores the need for more education is the wave of media stories linking … Read more »

PepsiCo Reports Waste Diversion and Packaging Progress

PepsiCo Reports Waste Diversion and Packaging Progress

PepsiCo’s 2017 sustainability report published today shows that the American multinational corporation reduced the overall amount of waste sent to landfill over the previous year, and also made progress toward their 2025 packaging design goal. Here is an in-depth look at those initiatives.

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