Anti Incineration Updates from Montgomery County, MD + Carroll County, MD + Hartford, CT + Springfield, MA + Cork Harbour, Ireland + Jeffrey Morris on the Cost of Incineration + Paul Connett on Video… Read More
In a new article published in Waste360, Neil Seldman notes that, when it comes to recycling and waste management, bigger isn’t better. To make a comeback, we need to “relocalize the recycling system in the U.S.”… Read More
ILSR worked with Zero Waste Associates to co-author Baltimore’s Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste. The plan provides a step by step guide to transitioning the city away from incineration and toward recycling, composting and reuse, which will expand the economy by 1,800 jobs within two years. … Read More
If textile recycling can become more popular, we can keep 5% more out of landfills, and maybe people who are now donating to thrift stores will give them a second thought for purchasing, as well.… Read More
The New Plastics Economy is an effort to reduce plastic pollution spearheaded by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with support from the UN Environmental Programme. The ambitious project aims to curtail the amount of plastics being sent to the landfill by focusing on the three Rs: reuse, reduce, and recycle. … Read More
The Building Materials Reuse Association (BMRA) is holding their annual conference, Decon and Reuse 18, on September 19-21, 2018 in Grand rapids, MI. BMRA is the trade association for the the building deconstruction industry in the US and Canada. It’s members include both … Read More
Happy Fifth Birthday to Right to Repair which has been fighting for our rights to reduce waste, save money and share skills.
Just five short years ago the Repair Association’s Right to Repair initiative took up the challenge of forcing manufacturers to allow independent repair through legislation. It was an audacious step fighting against many of the biggest names in the electronics industry.… Read More