Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


  • Waste Recycler Settles RCRA Case with EPA

    The settlement requires Rho-Chem, LLC to complete a supplemental environmental project to purchase and provide at least $352,992 worth of emergency response instruments and communication and computing equipment to the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Homeland Security/Hazardous Materials Response Section.

  • Cal/OSHA Cites Waste Collection Company After Fatal Accident

    The worker who died was making a turn while operating the truck from the right-hand side when he fell out and was run over. Cal/OSHA investigators determined the truck had a safety chain for the truck cab opening that could not be used because a part was missing.

  • American Chemistry Council's CEO Staying On

    CEO Cal Dooley has agreed to stay through 2019 after the council's board of directors agreed that the chemicals and plastics industry must take a global leadership role to reduce and ultimately eliminate plastic waste.

  • New Orleans Holds 8th Annual Household Hazardous Materials Cleanup

    Orleans Parish residents were able to bring paint, pesticides, antifreeze, garden chemicals, flammable liquids, muriatic acid, small mercury devices, aerosols, pool shock, household cleaners, motor oil, automobile batteries, and motorcycle batteries for disposal or recycling.

  • LEGO Shooting for 100 Percent Sustainable Packaging by 2025

    The company's goal had been to accomplish this by 2030, but it has now moved up that goal.

  • U.K. Government Announces Drink Container Deposit Return Scheme to Reduce Litter

    “It is absolutely vital we act now to tackle this threat and curb the millions of plastic bottles a day that go unrecycled,” Environment Secretary Michael Gove said. “We have already banned harmful microbeads and cut plastic bag use, and now we want to take action on plastic bottles to help clean up our oceans.”