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Five Arrested for Swindling $80.3 Million in Largest-Ever Bottle Recycling Fraud Scheme

Five Arrested for Swindling $80.3 Million in Largest-Ever Bottle Recycling Fraud Scheme

Five people from the Recycling Services Alliance (RSA) Corporation in Sacramento County, California, have been arrested in an $80.3 million recycling fraud conspiracy; recycling fraud is a serious crime and CalRecycle says it will continue to work alongside law enforcement partners to disrupt these schemes and protect public funds.

Hasbro Invites the Return of ‘Well-Loved’ Toys & Games for Recycling

Hasbro Invites the Return of ‘Well-Loved’ Toys & Games for Recycling

Hasbro, Inc., is the latest company to announce a product recycling program; through a partnership with TerraCycle, the toy and game recycling initiative lets consumers collect and send their used Hasbro products to TerraCycle, who will recycle them into materials that can be used in

Wood Pallets Get Recycled to the Tune of 95%

Wood Pallets Get Recycled to the Tune of 95%

A remarkable 95% of wood pallets are being recycled, according to preliminary research conducted by Virginia Tech. The study of the disposal of wood pallets at landfill sites, conducted over the last two years, shows that wood pallets are increasingly being reused as long as possible, and then are being converted to mulch, animal bedding, or biofuel.

Recycling Partnership Nabs $1.5M in Corporate Investment from ExxonMobil

Recycling Partnership Nabs $1.5M in Corporate Investment from ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil is investing $1.5 million in The Recycling Partnership – the first energy company to do so, the company says.
ExxonMobile’s VP of sustainability Dave Andrew says the company’s “fundamental purpose is to help improve people’s lives and empower human progress. Expanding community access to efficient recycling systems is a priority for us.”

Amazon Sees Big Sustainability Opportunities in Transparency and Traceability

Amazon Sees Big Sustainability Opportunities in Transparency and Traceability

Amazon sees deep product transparency and traceability as key, the company’s head of worldwide sustainability said in a Q&A published today.

Starbucks and Closed Loop Partners Plan Recyclable, Compostable Cup

Starbucks and Closed Loop Partners Plan Recyclable, Compostable Cup

Starbucks announced a $10 million investment in the Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy that establishes a new consortium for developing fully recyclable and compostable cups.

Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Releases New Guidelines

Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Releases New Guidelines

The Food Safety Alliance for Packaging, a technical committee of the Institute of Packaging Professionals, published new guidelines for food packaging suppliers this month.

Plastic Packaging Hospital Waste Recycling Initiative Kicks Off in the US

Plastic Packaging Hospital Waste Recycling Initiative Kicks Off in the US

The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) kicked off a new project this week to identify successful strategies for recycling the multi-material flexible plastic packaging that is currently being discarded as hospital waste. In collaboration with researchers from UMass Lowell’s Plastics Engineering Department, HPRC plans to test whether commercially available compatibilizers … Read more »

Restaurant Industry Faces Challenges with Plant-Based Packaging Shift

Restaurant Industry Faces Challenges with Plant-Based Packaging Shift

As fast-casual restaurants shift away from single use, petroleum-based utensils and containers, the plant-based products coming to the fore present new opportunities and challenges. We take a closer look at this monumental change in the industry.

Super Bowl Zero-Waste Rush2Recycle Program Results Are In

Super Bowl Zero-Waste Rush2Recycle Program Results Are In

The 2018 Super Bowl debuted a collaborative effort called Rush2Recycle that targeted zero waste at US Bank Stadium in Minnesota. NFL, PepsiCo, Aramark, US Bank Stadium, and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority hoped to recover at least 90% of the waste generated on gameday. Now the results are in, and … Read more »

Update Direct from Dunkin’: Dollars to Donuts, These Cups Are Cream of the Crop

Update Direct from Dunkin’: Dollars to Donuts, These Cups Are Cream of the Crop

You may remember from my editor’s note last Friday that we had some important follow-up questions after reading about about Dunkin’ Donuts’ decision to transition from foam to double-walled paper cups. I forwarded our questions to the company and they were quick to send back their answers.

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