Zero Waste News

  • Could Zero-Waste Restaurants Be The Future Of Fine Dining?

    In a cavernous room that could have been extracted from an otherworldly painting, three chefs describe their dining philosophy to a long, grand table filled with visitors. Platters of small, beautiful bites dot the otherwise minimalist tables and allude to their new kind of restaurant experience. “We’re trying to make zero-waste cool by bringing it to the fine dining ...

  • Webinar: The Journey to a Zero Waste Water Footprint with Climate, Inc.

    At work and at home, we use water every day. Rainwater Harvesting enhancement practices solve potable, non-potable, stormwater and energy challenges throughout the world. Each time it rains, what water practices are you putting in place to optimize water input? Join the webinar to learn practical ways to close the loop by harvesting rain water for both residential and commercial efficiency of the ...


    By Climate, Inc.

  • National Recycling Coalition Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

    The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is proud to announce the election of six members to the NRC Board of Directors. Elections for the Board were held during the 2016 Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans, LA. The new and re-elected Board Members, listed below, will each serve 3-year terms: Susan Attridge, Recycling Coordinator, City of Buffalo, NY Maggie Clarke, Zero ...

  • Canada’s National Zero Waste Council a Finalist in The Circulars 2016 Awards

    Canada’s National Zero Waste Council was a runner up finalist for The Circulars 2016 Awards presentations at the World Economic Forum today. Presented by the Young Global Leaders Circular Economy Taskforce, the Circulars offers recognition to individuals and organizations from commerce and civil society ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New Zero Waste Reaining and Certification Partnership

    The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) have announced a strategic partnership to develop and offer a Zero Waste Principles and Practices courses and certification program throughout the United States and Canada. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA Recognizes Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians for Achievements in Zero Waste and Food Recovery

    The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and Chumash Casino Resort were recognized this week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2014 Food Recovery Challenge certificate of achievement for its zero waste efforts. The certificate of achievement was presented at the Regional Tribal Operations Council meeting on May 13th. Since 2013, as part of its efforts under the Food Recovery ...

  • Celebrating Canadian design for preventing waste and increasing sustainability

    Achieving zero waste means incorporating environmentally conscious design from start to finish, and Canada’s National Zero Waste Council is highlighting eight companies for their ability to meet design criteria for zero waste and increased sustainability. The National Zero Waste Council’s design portfolio is a showcase and education portal featuring products made using ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA Honors Disneyland Resort for Achievements in Food Recovery

    Disneyland Resort was recognized today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2014 Food Recovery Challenge award for its zero waste efforts, and the highest percent increase in food recovery of any theme park in the nation. “Disneyland is a model for food recovery efforts,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “Disney ...

  • WRAP Northern Ireland outlines how partnerships are key to a sustainable future

    WRAP Northern Ireland’s Waste Prevention through Partnerships Conference is the centre point of this year’s European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) in Northern Ireland. It will tackle head-on the urgent need for the nation to push harder on waste prevention and recycling ahead of impending EU recycling targets. The case for greater cross-sector partnerships to improve recycling and ...

  • Advancing a Waste Prevention and Reduction Agenda in Canada

    The National Zero Waste Council (NZWC), in collaboration with Metro Vancouver and GLOBE 2014, invites you to a Special Session at the Globe 2014 International Forum on Business and the Environment in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Advancing a Waste Prevention and Reduction Agenda in Canada

    Waste generation – ranging from food to packaging and beyond – is one of Canada’s leading economic and environmental challenges facing cities and communities across the country. Canada’s National Zero Waste Council is a new cross-sectoral leadership initiative tackling this challenge head on, driving forward a national waste prevention and reduction ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Zero Waste Program Initiative by EnviroSolutions, Inc.

    According to the EPA, 250 million pounds of waste are generated every year in the United States alone. With this in mind, EnviroSolutions, Inc. is proud to announce its “zero waste” initiative to promote practical and effective waste management ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • Construction firms boost Recofloor vinyl flooring collections

    Collections of waste vinyl flooring from construction projects through the Recofloor take back scheme are rising as more firms recognise the economic and environmental benefits of recycling. Founded by manufacturers Altro and Polyflor to divert uplifted material and installation offcuts from landfill for use in new products, the scheme is having a significant ...


    By Axion Group

  • New regulations promoted by Zero Waste Scotland

    Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) has launched a Scotland-wide campaign to raise awareness of the change in the up and coming waste regulations. On January 1st 2014 The Waste (Scotland) Regulations come into force, after which all businesses and organisations will need to recycle metal, plastic, glass, card and paper or pay a fine. The regulations will also mean that food business’s producing more ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EPA Honors UCI for Zero Waste and Food Recovery Achievements

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator, Bob Perciasepe honored the University of California, Irvine on its zero waste and food recovery efforts. UC Irvine’s zero waste program diverts from landfills 83 percent of the campus’s total waste materials by recycling, reusing and composting. In addition, the university has increased its food waste diversion from 90 ...

  • Axion Consulting and Zero Waste Scotland report reveals potential for stuffing material recycling

    Local schemes could offer potential recycling solutions for stuffing materials from bedding and furniture as the waste industry shifts its focus to tackling more difficult to recycle waste streams arising in smaller quantities. This comes from a recent report, thought to be the first of its type, published by resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting and Zero Waste Scotland. While there ...


    By Axion Group

  • MRT Customer Invited To The European Parliament

    One of MRTs' customers in Italy, Dismeco Srl, has been invited to the European Parliament to talk about the green economy. “Dismeco is a very special customer for us” says Claes Rydén, MRTs' President. ”They have achieved a very efficient recycling process in a short time, and we congratulate Dismeco for having been invited to talk about this very important ...


    By MRT System AB

  • Coca-Cola Enterprises Announces Two Initiatives in Support of Ambition to Become a Low-Carbon, Zero-Waste Business

    Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/NYSE Euronext Paris: CCE), which produces, markets and distributes Coca-Cola products in Western Europe, is today announcing two new initiatives aimed at improving recycling behavior and infrastructure, as part of its journey to becoming a low-carbon, zero-waste business.  CCE’s sustainability plan commits it to setting the standard for sustainable ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Legacy vital to success of zero waste Olympics

    Sustainable packaging made from plants is set to play a major role at the London Olympics but it will all be for nothing if brand owners, waste management companies and event organisers fail to build on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. This is the warning of bioeconomy consultants and advisers to the London Olympics, NNFCC. On the 27th of July the eyes of the world are set to descend on ...


    By NNFCC

  • What do you think about our new recyclematch website?

    The new site launched and the press has been incredibly positive, there are hundreds of tweets, likes, and LinkedIn mentions.  However, now the most important test is underway….what do you, our customers, think? We hope that you notice and experience that over the last year we have done a lot of listening.  As we prepared the new site, we met with large manufacturing companies, ...


    By 3BL Media

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