Recycling in the United States

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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:00pm

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EPA Research Shows Auto Recyclers, Like Rusty's Auto Salvage, Recycle Enough Steel for 13 Million New Vehicles Every Year

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:00pm

But much of the car is made of other materials, which require more skill to properly recycle.

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  • But much of the car is made of other materials, which require more skill to properly recycle.
  • By recycling the metal, automakers can create new vehicles from recycled metal rather than mining for new material.
  • Overall, 25 million tons of material are recycled from junk cars every year, and just in North America, auto recycling saves 85 million barrels of oil.
  • In North America, enough steel is recycled each year to produce 13 million new vehicles!

More than 7.5 Million Pounds of Batteries Recycled in U.S. in 2019 by Call2Recycle®

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:30pm

Participating retail sites collected more than 3.3 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 7 percent from 2018, and municipalities collected more than 1.7 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 18 percent from 2018.

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  • Participating retail sites collected more than 3.3 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 7 percent from 2018, and municipalities collected more than 1.7 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 18 percent from 2018.
  • Residents of Vermont, the first U.S. state requiring primary battery producers to finance a collection and recycling program for single-use batteries, recycled more than 166,000 pounds of rechargeable and single-use batteries.
  • Since launching its partnership in 2016 with Call2Recycle, Inc. as its appointed stewardship organization, more than 500,000 pounds of batteries have been collected and recycled in Vermont.
  • Before dropping off their batteries for recycling, consumers should review tips on how to safely prepare their batteries.

Recology Office Data Specialists Unanimously Authorize a Strike

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 4:49pm

TUKWILA, Wash., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid stalled contract negotiations, a group of six specialized office workers at Recology in Seattle have voted unanimously to authorize a strike.

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  • TUKWILA, Wash., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid stalled contract negotiations, a group of six specialized office workers at Recology in Seattle have voted unanimously to authorize a strike.
  • These workers have chosen Teamsters Local 174 to negotiate their first contract, which is the same local that represents the drivers and dispatchers at Recology's Seattle location.
  • Though the group of workers is small, a strike would have a devastating impact on Recology customers throughout King County, as all Local 174 Recology Teamsters have the right to refuse to cross the picket line.
  • Now that a strike has been authorized, Teamsters Local 174 leadership can call for a work stoppage at any time.

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2019 America Recycles Day; Collaboration is Key to Future of U.S. Recycling System

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 4:00pm

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --A week of national recycling initiatives demonstrating the collaborative effort of government, industry, and nonprofit sectors to address the challenges in the United States recycling system, concludes today America Recycles Day , a Keep America Beautiful program, with the 2019 America Recycles Summit.

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  • STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --A week of national recycling initiatives demonstrating the collaborative effort of government, industry, and nonprofit sectors to address the challenges in the United States recycling system, concludes today America Recycles Day , a Keep America Beautiful program, with the 2019 America Recycles Summit.
  • Keep America Beautiful President and CEO Helen Lowman is among the guest speakers at the secondU.S.
  • On Nov. 11, Veterans Day, Keep America Beautiful and EPA participated in a ceremony at Fort Bliss to recognize the Fort Bliss Recycling Heroes for their commitment to recycling.
  • The America Recycles Innovation Fair on Nov. 14 showcased recent advances in recycling technology, product development and materials usage.

America Recycles Day Celebrates the Might of the Recycling Industry & Focuses on Opportunities

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:10pm

Recycling is an innovative industry, constantly developing new markets around the globe, and making advancements to allow more items into the recycling stream, said Robin Wiener, president of ISRI.

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  • Recycling is an innovative industry, constantly developing new markets around the globe, and making advancements to allow more items into the recycling stream, said Robin Wiener, president of ISRI.
  • As an industry, we encourage manufacturers to design more products with recycling in mind from the very beginning conceptual stages.
  • The day culminates with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosting an America Recycles Summit for industry stakeholders, including ISRI.
  • Generating nearly $110 billion annually in U.S. economic activity, the scrap recycling industry provides more than 500,000 Americans with good jobs.

Nespresso Helps Advance New York City Recycling, Improving New Yorkers' Ability to Recycle Aluminum Coffee Capsules and Other Items through City Curbside Program

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:00am

New Yorkers can recycle all small aluminum products in the same recycling bin as they do plastic, glass, and other materials.

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  • New Yorkers can recycle all small aluminum products in the same recycling bin as they do plastic, glass, and other materials.
  • Earlier in 2019, Nespresso committed $1.2 million to improve the recovery of small aluminum and better allow for the curbside recycling of its coffee capsules in New York City.
  • The coffee company also helped to implement a municipal recycling program in Paris, France, that is similar to the one in New York City.
  • Consumers in Finland, Germany and Sweden can also recycle their capsules in the same way they do other household packaging.

Sustainability Leader Macerich Partners With Keep America Beautiful To Celebrate 'America Recyles Day' On Nov. 15

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:00am

"Our partnership with Keep America Beautiful, one of the best-known community improvement organizations in the country, fits with Macerich's award-winning commitment to sustainability across our markets," said Olivia Leigh, Senior Vice President, Operations and People, Macerich.

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  • "Our partnership with Keep America Beautiful, one of the best-known community improvement organizations in the country, fits with Macerich's award-winning commitment to sustainability across our markets," said Olivia Leigh, Senior Vice President, Operations and People, Macerich.
  • "We are pleased to take part in America Recycles Day, which can help all of us take recycling to the next level."
  • A recognized leader in sustainability, Macerich has earned Nareit's prestigious "Leader in the Light" award every year from 2014-2018.
  • Additional information about Macerich can be obtained from the Company's website at www.macerich.com
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Simplify Your Recycling Habits on America Recycles Day

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:46pm

PHOENIX, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --As Americans continue to struggle with recycling the correct way, Republic Services (NYSE: RSG)reminds consumers they can easily make a positive environmental impact on America Recycles Day, and year round, by recycling two common items: aluminum cans and plastic water bottles.

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  • PHOENIX, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --As Americans continue to struggle with recycling the correct way, Republic Services (NYSE: RSG)reminds consumers they can easily make a positive environmental impact on America Recycles Day, and year round, by recycling two common items: aluminum cans and plastic water bottles.
  • As communities across the U.S. mark America Recycles Day on November 15, individuals can simplify their recycling habits and reduce the use of natural resources by focusing on two items with the biggest impact.
  • In an effort to introduce positive recycling habits at a young age, Republic Services employees will visit classrooms in several cities on America Recycles Day to teach lessons from its Recycling Simplified education program .
  • For more information about the school curriculum and recycling, visit RecyclingSimplified.com for tips, videos, recycling container labels, and many other resources to simplify and improve recycling.

Can Manufacturers Institute Affirms Positive Sustainability Attributes of the Aluminum Beverage Can

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 2:27pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) affirms the beverage can as the most recycled drink package in the world.

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  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) affirms the beverage can as the most recycled drink package in the world.
  • In the United States, the recycling rate for the aluminum beverage can of 50 percent is considerably higher than the U.S. recycling rate for the plastic PET bottle of 26 percent.
  • The recycling rate for aluminum cans is high in other parts of the world as well, including Brazil (98%) and Europe (75%).
  • CMI released this statement after Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey's comments about the plastic recycled PET bottle having a "much lower" carbon footprint than the aluminum can.