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Maryland Landfills Produce More Greenhouse Gases than Estimated

2021-06-15 14:20:00| Waste Age

According to a study by the Environmental Integrity Project, Marylands municipal landfills have produced about four times more carbon dioxide and methane over the past 15 years than the state Department of the Environment previously estima

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How Reloop Impacts European Waste Policy and Its Plans for the U.S.

2021-06-15 13:28:00| Waste Age

Determining what a circular economy should look like, and advancing policy around it, is best done by bringing together environmental groups, government, and industryor so that is the belief of international nonprofit Reloop whose work has centered

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More Than 100 Leading Businesses Call for EPR for Packaging

2021-06-15 13:09:00| Waste Age

Today for the first time, more than 100 businesses in the packaging value chain, together with more than 50 other organisations, publicly recognise that without Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) packaging collection and recycling is unlikely to

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Covanta Camden Works with Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs to Retire Old U.S. Flags

2021-06-15 08:00:00| Waste Age

CAMDEN, N.J., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Camden assisted the Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs to collect and reverently dispose of old, worn American flags at a recent drop off event for residents. Across the countr

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Fashion Takes Action Studies Textile Recycling

2021-06-15 08:00:00| Waste Age

Fashion Takes Action (FTA) whose mission is to advance sustainability in the entire fashion system has released a report entitled, A Feasibility Study of Textile Recycling in Canada. The report was commissioned by Environment and Climate Change

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Environmental Justice Serves All

2021-06-15 08:00:00| Waste Age

Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policie

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Spare Parts for Throw Away Items May Be the Future

2021-06-15 08:00:00| Waste Age

With proposed right-to-repair laws and increased government regulation, manufacturers may be forced to make the spare parts needed to fix their products for electronic devices, furniture and medical devices. Right-to-repair activists say some consum

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PPE Litter Can Be Deadly to Wildlife

2021-06-15 08:00:00| Waste Age

  Personal protective equipment (PPE) has been a lifesaver during the pandemic. However, wildlife is being harmed or killed by gloves and masks. In the Dutch city of Leiden, two volunteers have uncovered reports of robins, seagulls, penguins

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Avient Collaborates with Oceanworks to Expand Use of Recycled Ocean Plastics

2021-06-15 08:00:00| Waste Age

CLEVELAND, June 14, 2021 -- Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, has announced it is collaborating with Oceanworks to help customers incorporate recycled ocean

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Arcos Dorados Has Reduced Single-Use Plastic by 40% in Its Restaurants

2021-06-15 08:00:00| Waste Age

 Arcos Dorados, Latin Americas largest restaurant chain and the worlds largest independent McDonalds franchisee, today presented its 7th Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report for Latin America and the Caribbean 2020.

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