Recycling and the New York Times

by David Morris July 30, 1996 “Recycling may be the most wasteful activity in modern America…” Thus wrote John Tierney, a staff writer for the New York Times in a recent Sunday magazine cover story. The article generated more mail than any piece the magazine has ever published and spawned a slew of Op Ed pieces … Read More

Select Institutional and Commercial Sector Waste Reduction Record-Setters

Date: 1 Jan 1996 | posted in: waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Company/Organization Sector Waste Reduction Level Bank of Nova Scotia, Ontario Office >80% Bell Canada, Ontario Office >80% Cafe Flora, WA Restaurant >60% Del Mar Fairgrounds, CA Cultural/Recreation 86% Dyess Air Force Base, TX Govt./Military 70% Earthly Delights, CA Retail ~100% Fetzer, CA Mfg./Production >80% Herman Miller Inc., CA Mfg./Production 96% Hewlett Packard, CA Mfg./Production >80% Indiana … Read MoreRead More

Manufacturing from Recyclables: 24 Case Studies of Successful Enterprises

This study presents 24 state-of-the-art U.S. manufacturers utilizing recycled materials as feedstock. Includes details on feedstocks, process, products, economics, and replicability. Valuable for those interested in attracting new businesses to their communities. Published by the U.S. EPA. by Michael Lewis, Timothy Swope, Bhushan Tuladhar, Daniel Sapon-Borson, Taraneh Stallings, and Tom Martin EPA-530-R-95-001 Download report (8.3 MB)

Waste Prevention, Recycling, and Composting Options: Lessons from 30 U.S. Communities

Date: 1 Jan 1994 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This report is a summary and analysis of the research conducted in In-Depth Studies of Recycling and Composting Programs: Designs, Costs, and Results. It looks at the operating experiences of 30 communities ranging from rural towns of 2,000 to cities of two million. It also offers nuts-and-bolts advice to communities wanting to strengthen their own programs. … Read More

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