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USGBC Top 10 States for LEED in 2020: Healthcare, Schools, Offices Account for More Than 60% of Green Building Certifications

Posted 02-22-2021

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED green building with Massachusetts leading the country in 2020 with the most certified square feet per capita. More »

Experts Talk Impact of Material Exports To Africa

Posted 02-22-2021

During a recent panel discussion, an e-scrap researcher and a journalist described the consequences of exporting electronics to developing nations. They also discussed how much of that material is reusable and how much is truly waste. More »

2021 Could Be Year for Packaging EPR, Nearly A Dozen State Bills in Play

Posted 02-22-2021

Groups who want to shift recycling costs away from taxpayers and onto product packaging producers are racing to be the first to pass extended producer responsibility (EPR) laws this year. More »

Medical Waste Disposal, Now and in the Future

Posted 02-22-2021

Properly disposing of regulated medical waste is a necessity for a large number of facilities and businesses. Medical waste refers to the waste generated from medical and biological activities, such as the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of diseases. More »

LRC Issues New Guidance for Implementing Circadian-Effective Lighting

Posted 01-25-2021

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has published new guidance documents for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms while avoiding increased energy use. More »

Largest CRT Supplier to Closed Loop Agrees To Pay $6 Million

Posted 01-25-2021

E-scrap processor has agreed to pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit demanding that it help clean up massive CRT stockpiles in Columbus, Ohio. More »

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