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October 3, 2018

Robotics and Recycling Do Mix!

Working at a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) can be dirty and dangerous. In fact, MRF workers are more than twice as likely to be injured on the job […]
September 5, 2018
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Landfills: Sitting on a Gold Mine?

Nobody wants to live near a landfill. Landfills present a host of environmental problems, such as methane emissions and groundwater contamination, often resulting in health-related issues for […]
December 6, 2017

Clean Energy…from Garbage Dumps!

As a species, we generate a lot of garbage. Americans alone produce about 300 million tons of refuse per year. That’s 300 million tons of waste […]
October 4, 2017

Yes, “Styrofoam” CAN Be Recycled!

  “Styrofoam” has traditionally been the bane of environmentalists. It’s cheap to produce, lightweight, and does not biodegrade naturally over time. In other words, it’s a […]
September 14, 2017

Could You Live in a Plastic-Bottle House?

What if we could eradicate homelessness and plastic-bottle pollution in one fell swoop? Well, maybe we can. All over the globe, plastic-bottle houses are popping up. And […]
September 6, 2017

8 Companies That Are Actually Achieving “Zero Waste”

Is “zero waste” really achievable? Apparently, it is. Here are eight companies that have recently achieved zero-waste status at individual facilities, or even throughout their entire operation: Nestle USA […]
June 7, 2017

Companies Competing to Cut Carbon Footprint… Is Yours?

Companies worldwide are now competing to cut their carbon footprint. And the choice to do so is often based on hard-headed business decisions rather than social responsibility. Fear […]
May 3, 2017

How Are Plastic Bottles Recycled into Carpeting?

The carpet that you’re standing on while reading this post may very well be made from recycled plastic bottles. And we’re not talking small door mats […]

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