How Self-Reliant Cities Use Raw Materials

The recycling movement is yielding excellent results throughout the United States. In a range of innovative new ways, local governments are connecting the dots between resource conservation, sustainability, and local economic development. They are saving money, increasing local self-reliance, creating local jobs, and strengthening their local economies through recycling, reuse, composting and local food initiatives. Read on for success stories from communities across the country, and how you can follow their lead.… Read More

From Waste to Watts: Cleveland’s Controversial Pursuit of Trash Conversion Technology

Date: 17 Jun 2012 | posted in: Media Coverage, waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 17, 2012 Neil Seldman, ILSR president, and Bob Gedert, Director of the Department of Resource Recovery, Austin, TX, were interviewed at length for a front page Cleveland Plain Dealer article on the city’s proposed waste-to-energy pelletization … Read More

Recycling and Economic Development in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. could be saving money and creating more jobs through its recycling program. This report compares the District of Columbia’s 1991 expenditures for solid waste disposal to projected expenditures for an aggressive recycling program/economic development strategy. The study offers … Read More

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