Legislation working its way through the Honolulu City Council could require construction companies doing work in the Hawaiian city to recycle or reuse as much as 60% of construction materials.
Aug 31, 2010 Pacific Business News
Firearms collected by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in a collection drive will be melted down and turned into rebar used in state infrastructure projects.
Jul 28, 2010 Los Angeles Times
In the third of a 5-part "Rethinking Green" series, the National Post casts doubt on public transit's ability to reduce global warming while praising driving; applying similar scrutiny to recycling and aquaculture in the first and second installments
Dec 14, 2009 National Post via The Vancouver Sun
In Corpus Christi, Texas, officials have entered a public-private partnership to give people more reasons to recycle.
Aug 13, 2009 Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Where do those 'clunkers' go once they've been accepted by the new car dealer for a $3500 or $4500 credit from the Cash for Clunkers program? Turns out the economic stimulus continues with the auto wreckers, junkyards and recyclers.
Aug 6, 2009 Los Angeles Times
More than 30 cities and counties in California have passed some form of a ban on the use of polystyrene containers, and a new state law under consideration, AB 1358, would ban the use of polystyrene foam and non-recyclable food containers statewide.
Jun 29, 2009 The Planning Report
The city of San Francisco approves a plan to require composting and recycling citywide by this fall, with fines kicking in within two years.
Jun 15, 2009 San Francisco Chronicle
The market for recyclables has taken a sharp nosedive in recent months, challenging cities' ability to provide recycling services.
Mar 21, 2009 CNN
The Texas Legislature is considering a bill that mirrors efforts in cities across the state and nation to reduce the use of plastic bags or charge for their use.
Mar 8, 2009 Dallas Morning News
Tijuana is literally built with the development waste of nearby San Diego, California. This video by Laura Hanna shows how.
Jan 31, 2009 The Nation