Is it Recycling or Scavenging?

The article in Craines NY Business outlines a young entrepreneur who is getting rich on the labor of the less fortunate while he is probably undermining years of recycling education in the City of New York. There are really two questions here. The first is that the company its relying on people scavenging (allegedly) through […]

Zero Waste…Two views

We read a good deal about zero waste initiatives. Two different articles show how confusing this can be. Some generators divert as much waste as possible to resource recovery plants, thus avoiding landfills. Others are moving to technologies that recover more materials through more aggressive source separation and recycling; then using anerobic digesters to make […]