Recycling News

Iowa expands Rx drug recycling

Expanded program will place lock boxes to recycle unused drugs in pharmacies, police stations and sheriff offices, with a goal of one box per county. Read more.

Millions of unused electronics stored in households

Wisconsin survey reveals electronics recycling and disposal habits. Read more.

Bill aims to overhaul Illinois’ electronic recycling program

Proposed legislation would require electronics manufacturers to pay for permanent recycling drop-off sites set up by counties. Read more.

California container recycling lowest since 2008

Recycling falters after closure of recycling centers. Read more.

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Recycle DSM expands

A program established by Des Moines Public Works and Operation Downtown uses grant from Keep America Beautiful and Coca-Cola to place 42 new bins. Read more.

Glass is costing MRFs $150 million annually

Industry study puts a dollar amount on what U.S. MRFs and their municipal partners spend to move recovered glass downstream. Read more.

Iowa Specialty Hospital recycles

Clarion/Belmond facilities undertake several recycling initiatives beyond those required for hospitals. Read more.

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Scott County sees 61 percent increase in recycling

Closed Loop Fund case study shows recycling can be profitable. Read more.

Millenials committed to sustainability/recycling

New study sheds light on Millennials’ feelings about workplace sustainability and finding jobs that align with their beliefs. Read more.