Dr. Neil Seldman was interviewed on Voice of America Urdu’s Paak Pakistan with Amina Khan about recycling and economic development best practices. Presented in English with translation in Urdu.
Dear Mayor Bloomberg, Recently, you generously gave over $50 million to the Sierra Club to work on reducing the use of coal for energy based on environmental concerns. At the same you have announced a policy of building garbage incinerators … Read More
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
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
The City of Reading, PA, and Greys Paper Recycling Industries of Edmonton, Canada, have agreed that Reading will be the first city in the U.S. to host the company’s small scale, 40-ton-per-day paper mill. The facility will use 36 tons … Read More
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
Using a hypothetical American city of one million people, this groundbreaking study on value added to discarded material presents a detailed forecast of the costs and benefits of recycling. Four common material commodities found in a city’s waste stream are … Read More