Archive for February, 2016

2016 Recycling Trends And Waste Regulation Changes That Businesses Need To Know

2016 gave way to new recycling trends and waste regulation changes that impact the materials businesses may include in their packaging, products or waste streams. New environmental laws like recent Styrofoam bans and mandated organics recycling programs will have direct impact on waste and facility management in the retail, manufacturing and restaurant industries. See how these 2016 recycling laws and trends may impact your business.

  1. WASHINGTON, D.C. JOINS OTHER MAJOR CITIES IN BANNING STYROFOAM

Starting January 1st, 2016, Washington, D.C. became one of many cities to render the use of Styrofoam illegal. The ban includes fast food cartons, soup bowls, packing peanuts, plates, coffee cups, and trays that are made up of polystyrene, a plastic made from synthetic chemicals and non-renewable fossil fuels.…