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It’s easy to be discouraged by the tons of reusable materials that are never reused. Thankfully, a group of 20 artists now showing their creations in "Back Talk: Recycled Art" at the Columbia Center for the Arts in downtown Hood River are finding ways to make art out of materials that most people consider garbage. 



Kent County, MI, in partnership with consultant firm Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB), is creating a 200-acre "Resource Park" next to the South Kent landfill, which is estimated to reach its capacity before 2030. The County hopes to reclaim valuable resources buried in the landfill while meeting their goal to reduce...


From the NWPSC February Newsletter
SB 168, which would require CalRecycle to establish by 2023 minimum recycled content standards for metal, glass, or plastic beverage containers, passed the California Senate on January 29 and awaits consideration in the Assembly.

Earlier bill language required the creation of a...


Portland Tribune reports that Wilsonvillle's SORT Bioenergy, believes it was denied due process by Metro in its consideration of the region's upcoming food scraps recycling contract.

Paul Woods, President of SORT Bioenergy, alleges Metro is colluding with Waste Management — the announced winner of the competitive...



NFL announces zero waste plan for Super Bowl - from Construction and Demolition Recycling

Elizabeth Hovde: Recycling efforts should match our talk (Opinion) - from

AMERIPEN talks packaging, policy for 2018 - from Packaging World

OSU uses $27,000 grant to lessen wasted food - from ...