Founded to support New York City's community of maligned and largely destitute urban recyclers known as canners, Sure We Can operates the city's only homeless-friendly bottle and can redemption center.
In an effort to send zero waste to landfills by 2040, Austin expands its long-running curbside yard debris collection program by allowing nearly 8,000 households to add food scraps and other types of organic waste to the mix.
Eco-minded modular carpeting behemoth Interface and the Zoological Society of London expand Net-Works, a coastal cleanup/recycling initiative that benefits impoverished fishing communities in the Philippines.
Move over bake sales and car washes ... a do-goody alternative to municipal curbside pick-up, Christmas tree recycling has become a lucrative fundraising activity for nonprofit groups in Portland, Ore.
If you haven’t taken a look at what your recycling program allows you to put in the recycling bins, you might want to do so before all the holiday dinners and gift-giving commences. The rules may have changed for the better.