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DOE Study Examines Sensors in Tunable Lighting Systems

Posted 05-04-2021

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a report on the initial performance and reliability of chromaticity sensors used for tunable LED lighting systems. More »

Minimum Recycled Content Bill Heads to Washington Governor's Desk

Posted 05-04-2021

A bill in Washington designed to increase recycled content in packaging and ban some types of expanded polystyrene (EPS) containers is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk for signature. More »

EPA Considers Factoring Devices into US Recycling Rate

Posted 05-04-2021

If electronics are repaired, refurbished or remanufactured, should their weight be counted in the U.S. recycling rate? More »

California Legislators Take Aim at Plastics with New Bill Package, Including Contested Producer Responsibility Plan

Posted 03-29-2021

California lawmakers have reintroduced SB 54, a bill that would require all single-use disposable packaging, including foodservice packaging, to be recyclable or compostable by January 2032. More »

How Site Remediation Can Breathe New Life into Contaminated Sites

Posted 03-29-2021

During the 19th and 20th centuries, America industrialized at unparalleled speeds, creating one of the largest, most advanced economies and societies the world had ever seen. But all that development came at a hefty price. More »

CRT Cleanup Costs Fall To Landlord and Taxpayers

Posted 03-29-2021

A property owner paid $1.1 million to clean up e-scrap abandoned by a Processors in Tennessee. State regulators say a similar effort in Wisconsin will cost close to $2 million – and could come out of public funds. More »

LIFT America Act's Infrastructure Proposals List Landfill Gas Among Renewable Energy Sources

Posted 03-29-2021

The bill names landfill gas, biomass, and municipal solid waste under the definition of “renewable energy resources,” meaning technologies such as combustion and anaerobic digestion would be included as renewables in the clean energy portion of the bill, according to the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA). More »

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