Recycling

Recycling
Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Stockholm share their secrets for slashing greenhouse-gas emissions.
John J. Berger May 9, 2017
Leadership, partnerships, citizen engagement and civic pride pay off for a city of 1 million.
Patralekha Chatterjee November 17, 2016
The Chennai company helps neighborhood scrap dealers fetch higher prices for recyclables.
Flavie Halais July 14, 2016

The Bank has loaned billions of dollars to more than 300 solid waste programs in developing cities and nations since 2000.

March 23, 2016
Once deserted, Buiksloterham is emerging as a creative hub of the 'circular economy.'
Letty Reimerink March 18, 2016

Special bottle collection machines and a smartphone app make recycling easy and financially rewarding in China’s metro areas, The City Fix reports. 

February 19, 2016

At the Fablab, youngsters receive guidance on how to transform discarded electronics into functional computers, Africa Rizing reports.  

November 18, 2015

The facility handles recycling, composting and biogas production of solid waste, UN-Habitat announced. 

September 25, 2015

The city’s 180 e-waste bins are credited with keeping 23 tons of electronics out of landfills since last year, Eco-Business.com reports. 

September 24, 2015

A startup provides waste pickers with battery-powered e-trikes and a livable wage, Business Day reports.  

September 22, 2015

The campus would feature research facilities and waste-to-products companies that specialize in repurposing city trash, Governing reports. 

July 7, 2015
The Canadian city is looking to export its recycling model, starting in China.
Christopher Swope April 10, 2015

Their work fills some of the gap left by inadequate municipal recycling efforts, The Nature of Cities reports. 

February 3, 2015

India’s capital faces a waste management meltdown unless it boosts recycling and composting of refuse, the Hindustan Times reports. 

January 13, 2015

The Big Apple is the largest U. S. city to prohibit single-use polystyrene foam products after determining that they can’t be recycled. 

January 9, 2015

Researchers at IBM India found that used laptop batteries can power slum dwellings and vendor carts in developing cities, MIT Technology Review reports.

December 9, 2014
Trash pickers have long been the main recyclers in Argentina’s capital. Once marginalized, their work is now being formalized as part of a new waste management system.
Kristie Robinson October 16, 2014

Seattle trash collectors will double as food police by ticketing scofflaws who toss compostables, the Seattle Times reports.

September 26, 2014

To encourage recycling, Beijing has introduced machines that trade plastic bottles for transit passes and phone card discounts, Pangea Today reports. 

September 4, 2014

A plan for collecting trash and recycling in the same bin has prompted warnings that recyclables could be compromised as well as environmental justice concerns surrounding the siting of a waste plant, Triple Pundit reports. 

July 30, 2014
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