solid waste management

NBC Universal Teams With New York City to Recycle E-Waste

NBC Universal Teams With New York City to Recycle E-Waste

NEW YORK, New York, November 13, 2008 (ENS) – Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Lauren Zalaznick, president of “Green is Universal,” NBC Universal’s company-wide environmental initiative, Wednesday announced Green Screens, an electronics recycling drive taking place throughout the five boroughs this weekend to mark America Recycles Day November 15. From 8:00 am through 2:00 pm on…

Toss Magazines, Catalogs in Recycling Bin, New Yorkers Urged

Toss Magazines, Catalogs in Recycling Bin, New Yorkers Urged

NEW YORK, New York, January 30, 2008 (ENS) – Getting more New Yorkers to recycle their magazines and catalogs instead of throwing them in the trash is the goal of a new campaign launched today by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. ReMix – Recycling Magazines is Excellent! – is a national public education campaign that has conducted…

Missouri Landfills Hold Recyclables Worth Millions

Missouri Landfills Hold Recyclables Worth Millions

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, January 4, 2008 (ENS) – Close to half of the municipal solid waste deposited in Missouri’s landfills has the potential to be recycled, according to a solid waste composition study recently completed for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. More than 1.9 million tons of recyclable materials were disposed of in Missouri…