Recycling news from New York Times
News about the recycling of waste materials. Commentary and archival information about recycling from The New York Times.
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How clean does a jar for your sandwich spread need to be for recycling efforts?
The Plastics Industry Association takes issue with an editorial.
The Solid Waste Association of North America says New Yorkers should be willing to spend a little to ensure that their waste is managed safely.
As the energy industry evolves, production platforms in the North Sea, once a crucial source of crude oil, are being dismantled and sold for scrap.
Recycled plastic water bottles are transformed into Rothy’s ballet flats in just six minutes.
City officials hope to divert organic refuse from landfills. Where will it all go?
A documentary follows bottle and can collectors in New York as they toil to fill their carts for $30 or $40 a day.
Do you own anything that’s broken that you wish you could fix? What’s the likelihood you’ll get it fixed instead of just throwing it away?
According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germans sort 65 percent of their waste into an array of color-coded bins.
After a rough decade and trouble finding work, a Marine Corps veteran and machinist, Steve Bavier, landed a job with a junk removal company that hires mostly vets.