Recycling News

Despite the popularity of curbside programs, many consumers don’t know the fundamentals of recycling: single-stream vs. multi-stream, the “three Rs” of waste management, or even which items can and cannot be recovered. Click here for more information on the basics of consumer recycling.

  • Posted December 6, 2023

Plastic Waste Recycling

Scientists are estimating only 9% of all plastic waste is being recycled globally, while 79% ends up in landfills
  • Posted November 29, 2023

Toys Contributing to E-Waste

As the Holiday Season is upon us, many new gadgets and toys will be landing in many of our homes. While the manufacturers could start some trade-up programs and other recycling efforts; as Consumers we can change our mindset and stop thinking of them as disposible.
  • Posted November 9, 2023

Paper Cup Waste

Currently, more than 250 billion paper cups are produced yearly, many end up in landfills. Nextgen Consortium has a three-fold approach to address cup waste

Recycling News

Many commercial and industrial by-products—from coal combustion residuals to foundry slag to manufacturing scrap—have economic and environmental value that can and should be harnessed via their collection and reuse. Click here to learn about commercial and industrial reclamation efforts.

  • Posted December 6, 2023

Use of Coal Fly Ash

Fly Ash can be used as a substitute for a portion of Portland Cement, it can help strengthen the concrete and help with durability. Learn how the use of Coal Fly Ash could help reduce CO2 Emissions as well. 
  • Posted November 29, 2023

Partners in Recycling Coal Ash

“Eco Material and Rainbow Energy will capture, beneficiate and market coal ash from Coal Creek Station, which the companies say adds to their existing partnership that markets fly ash in the concrete sector.” Learn More Here!
  • Posted October 26, 2023

Capitol Tower/Bank of America Tower

The Capitol Tower/Bank of America tower was built as a LEED Platinum v4 level certified building. In the building process, 55% of the cement in the custom concrete mix was replaced with Fly Ash

Renewable Technology
Recycling News

Solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicles—all commonly touted for delivering “clean” power with little environmental impact—contain toxic and/or economically valuable materials that should be disposed of or recovered after the product’s life. Click here to discover more about renewable technologies recycling.