(The Center Square) – Washington has a robust recycling system. A December 2023... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After 20 years of operation, a national online recycling directory for plastic bags and plastic films has been taken offline, six months after an ABC News investigation.The Film Drop-Off Directory, once found at BagandFilmRecycling.org, previously directed the public to more than... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For more than a decade, Courtney Williams and her family have lived in the shadow of the Wheelabrator waste-to-energy incinerator, located along the Hudson River in Peekskill, New York."We go outside, we open the door, and the … kind of burning... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Ind.) -- A large fire at an Indiana recycling plant is now fully extinguished, officials said Thursday, while an evacuation order for more than 2,000 residents remains in place."The fire has been fully extinguished ahead of schedule," Richmond Mayor Dave Snow tweeted. "We're... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Ind.) -- A large fire at an Indiana recycling plant is now about 90% extinguished, officials said Thursday, while an evacuation order for more than 2,000 residents remains in place.Any resident within a half-mile radius of the plant in Richmond, Indiana, was ordered to... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Ind.) -- More than 2,000 residents are under an evacuation order after a large fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at an Indiana recycling plant, officials said.Any resident within a half-mile radius of the Wayne County plant has been ordered to evaluate due to the... Read More.
Plan ahead and collect your junk. Here’s a big chance to rid yourselves of no longer needed and old items. To kick off Earth Month, the City of Everett is hosting a recycling collection pilot event... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new report by the environmental nonprofit Greenpeace released on Monday finds that the vast majority of plastic waste produced by U.S. households is not recycled.Lisa Ramsden, a senior plastics campaigner at Greenpeace USA and one of the authors of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Recycling plants are amassing millions of tons of plastic bottles, the Environmental Protection Agency says, with some becoming part of a growing problem of toxic fires at these plants, according to data provided by environmental advocates. Critics say beverage companies should... Read More.
(NEW ORLEANS) -- What'll happen to this bottle of wine after it’s been finished and thrown away?That’s the question that Franziska Trautmann and Max Steitz say they pondered one night. They thought about the bottle's destiny to join the over 11 million tons of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After decades of work fighting to save African animals, Jane Goodall is turning her attention to the environmental and political impact left on technology.The anthropologist spoke with ABC News' Linsey Davis Tuesday about her recent partnership with Apple to encourage customers... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Recycling on a large scale has always proved to be a challenging endeavor, especially as the production of plastic surged exponentially after the 1970s.But new technology made to streamline the process may help the U.S. make strides in eliminating the amount... Read More.