Consumer
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 February 12, 2024

America’s New Hot Commodity

Recycled Cardboard is a new hot commodity in America, especially as most Americans are sending them to landfills versus recycling them. 

Commercial/Industrial
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 February 29, 2024

ACAA Coal Ash Survey 

Information on the Coal Ash Survey, Tom Adams says, “As America’s electricity grid changes, the coal ash beneficial use industry is evolving as well.” 
  • Posted February 12, 2024

From landfill to concrete

Replacing cement with fly ash reduces the overall emissions in concrete, one company has found how to harvest fly ash from landfills

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.

  • Posted February 12, 2024

Mining E-Waste

Small startup companies are mining the materials inside your old/thrown-out laptops, TVs, Desktops, and other electronics for metals like gold and copper, some bringing in $85K a day.