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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking grant applications from states and federally-recognized tribes to promote pollution prevention (P2) in businesses across the country.
At MDE’s 18th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest on November 21, MRN board members presented a $500 prize and three-year free membership to Amber George of Leonardtown for her sculpture "Plastic Reef."
On this webinar, hear Dr. Tim Townsend, the Jones Edmunds Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Florida tackle the question, “How do we move away from focusing solely on tons recovered and measure the wider environmental benefits that come through considering the entire life cycle of the materials we use?”
On May 4, 2017, Governor Larry Hogan signed House Bill 171 (“bill”) entitled Yard Waste, Food Residuals, and Other Organic Materials Diversion and Infrastructure – Study, Chapter 384, Acts of 2017 requiring the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to study, review, explore, identify, and make recommendations regarding specified matters related to the diversion of yard waste, food residuals, and other organic materials from refuse disposal facilities; and to evaluate the status of infrastructure in the State.
Helping Cities Cut Food Waste: Natural Resources Defense Council Tools Accelerate Municipal Efforts
EPA Names City of Chesapeake Garage WasteWise Local Government Partner of the Year
Federal Court Strikes Down Baltimore City Air Quality Ordinance
A Recycling Company Just Discovered 36,000 N95 Masks in a Dumpster
Baltimore, MD Launches Plan to Get to ‘Zero Waste,’ Starting with Closure of City Trash Incinerator
COVID-19 is Laying Waste to Many U.S. Recycling Programs
Put Recycled Aircraft to Good, Social Use
How the coronavirus is reshaping the recycling industry
BIR Global eForum: Non-Ferrous Metals: Scrap Traders Anticipate a Boost from China’s New Import Policy
Recycling Industry Launches Initiative to Determine Recyclability of Products
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