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In most cities, if a person were to look out a window and see a group of people rifling through trash cans, it would be cause for alarm. But in San Francisco, it's just a typical garbage day. Full Story »
Vermont has collected over 4.8 million pounds of recyclable electronic devices in the first year of a statewide initiative to divert e-waste from landfills, according to a news release from the Northeast Resource Recovery Association, Vermont's recycling partner. Full Story »
Sanitation workers in Portland, Oregon, have seen an increase in trash in recycling bins since the city reduced its garbage pickups. Full Story »
The city of Arlington, Texas will begin rolling out new 65-gallon recycling carts to residents on May 20, as part of a new automated recycling program, according to a city news release. Full Story »
The city of Atlanta reported a 55% recycling increase since distributing new 96-gallon recycling carts to its residents, earning an additional $28,000 per month in revenue from the recyclables. Full Story »
Residents will get up to five warnings before receiving a $25 fine. Full Story »