Article originally appeared in Resource Recycling, by Colin Staub
The Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded reflects EREF’s long-term strategic plan to address all areas of integrated solid waste management, with a strong focus towards research that increased sustainable solid waste management practices.
Scrapo is a free online marketplace for plastic recycling that enables buyers and sellers to connect and communicate in real time.
Users can post their material in less than a minute, browse through the listings posted by other recyclers, and instantly communicate with other users using Scrapo’s real-time messaging tools.
Surya Raghavendran of Ann Arbor, Michigan isn’t your average 17-year-old. Not only does the high school senior run a small business repairing iPhones when he’s not in class, but he’s raising awareness about people’s right to fix their own devices without paying companies like Apple exorbitant fees.
AOR Legislative Chair, Pam Peck, provided testimony at the Senate Energy and Environment Committee Hearing regarding recycling markets challenges and how local communities are responding.
In 2018, Metro commissioned its first-ever economic impact analysis of the greater Portland area's garbage and recycling system.
This report, developed by the Northwest Economic Research Center at Portland State University, describes the numbers and types of jobs supported by garbage and recycling operations in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties, including wages and spending patterns.
A Portland company is taking old Delta Airlines uniforms and "upcycling" them into something new and quite useful.
By Geoffrey A. Fowler, Washington Post's technology columnist based in San Francisco
The problem with recycling our old tech gadgets: They explode.