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Report: Covanta expands commitment to sustainability, sets future goals

Moving forward, Covanta aims to track workplace safety culture performance metrics and ensure 100% compliance limits at its facilities, among other objectives.

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Call2Recycle, Battery Solutions Partner to Increase Battery Recycling Efficiency

Consumer battery stewardship organization Call2Recycle has selected Battery Solutions as a partner for sorting and recycling batteries. Battery Solutions has recently started receiving batteries from Call2Recycle’s collection sites across the US. Call2Recycle CEO Carl Smith says Battery Solutions is the “leader in sorting technologies,” and says this represents a huge opportunity to improve the efficiency […] Environmental Leader

Manufactures to Pay for Contaminated Water Cleanup in NY

Honeywell and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics must pay to clean up a toxic chemical found in a New York village’s drinking water. The Associated Press reports that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation sent a letter to the two industrial companies demanding that they finance a Superfund cleanup in upstate New York’s Hoosick Falls. Other […] Environmental Leader

Key Learnings from Covanta’s Q4 2015 Results

Morriston, N.J.-based waste and energy firm Covanta Holding Corp. reported its fourth quarter and full year earnings.

Latest news stories from E-Scrap News: Best Buy announces collection changes

Best Buy announces collection changes

By Bobby Elliott, E-Scrap News

February 11, 2016

UPDATED: The story has been updated

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Veolia, Partners Create ‘First’ Recycling Loop for Small Appliances

Veolia and its partners have created a recycling loop for small appliances in France.

Reading, Pa., Argues Recycling Fee is Legal

Is Reading's $ 95-a-year recycling fee banned by a 1988 state law requiring cities to collect recyclable material to keep it out of landfills?

Phoenix-Based Waste Removal Company to Create 350 Jobs in Charlotte

Republic Services said Thursday it will open a customer service center in Charlotte.

The State of Green Business 2016

Last year, in the GreenBiz and Trucost 2015 State of Green Business report, we addressed an elephant in the room. We called it sustainable growth. At the time the trend was alarming. The largest 500 U.S. companies’ natural capital costs — the unpaid cost to the economy from pollution, natural resource depletion and related health costs — […] Environmental Leader

How Flint has Dealt with the Influx of Plastic Water Bottles

There's been an uptick in recycling efforts after millions of plastic water bottles streamed into Flint, Mich.