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People throw away their leftover restaurant meals cause they take the suggestion of the waitress/waiter and realize they are too lazy to carry it to their cars once they leave. Check restaurant strip trashcans out front. Starbucks throws out loads of breakfast sandwiches every evening. Check dumpsters behind bakeries, coffee shops, pizza joints […]

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NSWMA’s President and CEO was part of a nationally-broadcast, hour-long panel discussion on NPR hosted by Diane Rehm. Other panel members included Samantha McBride (a professor from Columbia and the author of Recycling Reconsidered) and Allen Hershkowitz (Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council and author of Waste Incineration & Public Health and Garbage: […]

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WM to Build $ 30 Million State-of-the-Art Recycling Facility in Ontario

Date: February 2, 2012

Source: Waste Management, Inc.

Waste Management, Inc. (Houston, TX) is investing $ 30 million to construct a single-stream recycling facility in Cambridge, Ont. The 126,000-squate-foot plant will process up to 550,000 tonnes of material a year making […]

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If you have a favourite creative pursuit, now’s the time to get to work on it. Whether it’s that novel you’ve never finished, a visual project or an art or craft you love , get going. You can derive great satisfaction from expressing your creative side today. If work or obligations won’t allow it, […]

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CHICAGO, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEPNews) today announced a partnership with the Atrium Mall – James R. Thompson Center that will make the Dream Machine recycling program available to Chicago-area commuters, visitors and residents. With 2,500 Dream Machine-sponsored Free Green Cans already deployed […]

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an ambitious plan to double the city’s recycling rate by 2017…
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WM Recycling Leader to Take New Job Out West

Date: December 7, 2011

Source: Waste Management, Inc.

Pat DeRueda, President of WM Recycle America (WMRA), a division of Waste Management, Inc. (Houston, TX), is leaving his post there to move closer to home and family in Arizona. He will be switching positions […]

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Organized Crime Still in New Jersey Waste and Now Recycling, Report Finds

Date: December 6, 2011

Source: News Room

Prepare to be shocked. Organized crime remains entrenched in New Jersey’s solid waste industry, despite efforts spanning four decades to root it out, according to a new report. “New Jersey once again has […]

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The Illinois Chapter of NSWMA developed a factsheet that NSWMA members may share with their customers. The factsheet explains the new Illinois law (Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act) that goes into effect on January 1, 2012. Download the factsheet here.

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Alameda County, Calif., considers mandatory recycling
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