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'Extremely high' levels of heavy metals, carcinogens found at NC recycling facility

5/1/2014 - A Raleigh-based recycling facility has been cited for discharging contaminated water onto a neighbor's property and into nearby waterways and groundwater. A recent report by Indy Week explains how Raleigh Metal Recycling in North Carolina has been polluting not only its own site but also nearby land...

Recycling not always an energy and resource saver, study finds

5/20/2011 - A recent study conducted by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found that remanufacturing or recycling certain products actually uses more energy than simply using new products. Published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, the findings cast doubt on...

Action Needed: The Case for Recycling

8/1/2009 - The general population is aware that recycling products like plastic, oil, batteries, and paper is very helpful and good for the environment. The recycling bandwagon was back in full swing during the later part of the 90`s, and then slowly subsided because of the hassle of putting it into action. The...

Food Recycling on the Rise in Japan

12/19/2008 - Rising food, fertilizer and fuel costs have led to a boom in Japan's food recycling industry, with formerly reluctant farmers turning to recycled animal feed in droves. Japan imports approximately 75 percent of all its animal feed, including more corn for that function than any other country. But...

Fluorescent lights release toxic mercury directly into the environment

2/11/2008 - There is an international campaign to ban the incandescent bulb in favor of alternative sources of lighting, most notably fluorescents. Unfortunately, fluorescents contain noxious chemicals including argon and mercury that are contaminating the environment, specifically through their accumulation in...

Coca-cola to build plastics recycling plant in effort to appear more green

10/10/2007 - The Coca-Cola Company has announced plans for a $60-million initiative to give itself a "greener" image, including the construction of a $44-million plastic-bottle recycling plant. The 30-acre plant, to be built in Spartanburg, S.C., will recycle old plastic beverage bottles into new bottles. It...

When old electronics meet their end, much ends up becoming toxic waste in China

2/8/2007 - Old computers and other used-up appliances are creating polluted environments in Asia, the final resting place for much of the world's electronic goods, reports the China Daily newspaper. Known as "e-waste," more than 75 percent of televisions, computers and other home electronics discarded by the...

The recycling contradiction: Why recycling alone fails to protect the environment

9/29/2006 - Here's some straight talk on recycling that you're unlikely to hear anywhere else. Once a week in my neighborhood, all the neighbors pull out their recycling bins and place them by the curb where recycling trucks can pick them up. Everybody talks about how recycling is good for the environment, but...

Dell launches free e-waste recycling program covering all Dell computers

6/29/2006 - In 2004, Dell began offering free recycling for old computers to customers who bought a new Dell unit, but on Wednesday the company announced it would begin taking any Dell-branded hardware for recycling free of charge by the end of 2006. "We were the first in the computer industry to offer free...

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