Florida DEP recognizes Northrop Grumman for Outstanding Recycling Rate

MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recognized Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for achieving a recycling rate of 62 percent of its solid waste at its Melbourne facility. DEP Central District Director Jeff Prather presented Northrop Grumman the award, celebrating the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship.

“I am pleased to recognize Northrop

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Tennessee Green Star Partnership Highlight - Valmont Newark

Green Star Partnership (TGSP) is an environmental leadership program facilitated by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The partnership recognizes Tennessee industries that are committed to sustainability and that exhibit continuous improvement throughout their entire operation. Sharing successes, networking, and best management practices are just a few of the opportunities TGSP offers its members.

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UNC Athletics Releases Sustainability Report

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire

University of North Carolina (UNC) Athletics released its sustainability report, highlighting environmental efforts throughout campus, including a university-wide 12 percent increase in collected recycling materials. North Carolina-based Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), makers of REPREVE®, teamed up with Carolina in 2014 to raise awareness among students, faculty, fans and

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New EPA Rule Promotes Responsible Hazardous Materials Recycling

The U.S. EPA finalized new safeguards on December 10, 2014 that promote responsible hazardous secondary materials recycling. The final rule modifies the EPA’s 2008 Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) rule to ensure it protects human health and the environment from the mismanagement of hazardous secondary materials intended for recycling, while promoting sustainability through the encouragement

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Get Started with Green Hospitality Webinar Available

On February 6, 2014, the South Carolina Green Hospitality Alliance presented its “Get Started with Green Hospitality” webinar. The webinar is the first in a series designed to help hotels and restaurants reduce their environmental footprint and is now available as a recorded webinar online.

Through its sheer size, South Carolina’s hospitality industry has a

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Tennessee Schools net $1,000 for recycling programs

Nashville-area students are doing their part to be environmentally friendly, and two local schools have been recognized for their recycling programs.

Students at Montgomery Bell Academy and Lipscomb Academy Elementary School were rewarded for their environmental efforts, and each school won $1,000 through the Good Sports Always Recycle program for having one of the top

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Recycling as Economic Development in North Carolina

Recycling Works‘ Spring 2013 issue is packed with examples of the impact recycling has on economic development in North Carolina. Articles in this issue include:

RBAC Awards Recycling Business Grants Expected to Create 240-plus jobs in North Carolina BlackGold Biofuels Expands to Charlotte Ply-Gem Creates Jobs in Columbus County Triangle Partnership to Salvage C&D Waste

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In Celebration of Earth Week, Large-scale Philly Recycler Joins EPA Program to Reduce U.S. Waste

PHILADELPIA (April 24, 2013) – At today’s signing ceremony Revolution Recovery joined approximately 1,500 businesses nationwide to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in reducing industrial waste.

Today, EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin welcomed Revolution Recovery Partner/Owner Avi Golen into the agency’s WasteWise program, and both formally signed the agreement. The ceremony took

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Universal recycling grants, loans available for Delaware’s commercial sector, including businesses and institutions

DOVER (March 22, 2013) – Applications are being accepted through March 28 for Universal Recycling grants and low interest loans for Delaware’s commercial sector to assist them in collecting, transporting, processing and marketing recyclables. All for profit, not-for profit retail or wholesale stores, offices, food service establishments, warehouses and other manufacturing, industrial or processing entities

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Portsmouth going green at curbside for no extra green

City officials are working on a plan to bring curbside recycling back to Portsmouth for the first time in almost a decade – and it won’t cost citizens any more than they pay for trash disposal now.

The plan, which likely will be approved by the City Council at its March 26 meeting, would provide

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