Maine’s Artas Designs takes used materials like reclaimed wood, and turns them into design studio quality furnishings for a variety of commercial clients.
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A new company in Portland, OR, is getting into the insulated concrete forms business, which means more Styrofoam kept out of the landfill.
A new report reviews the health & safety records of recyclers, and shows that these companies have work to do on this front.
Tired of picking up other people’s dog poop? A Tennessee company has created technology that allows communities to pinpoint offenders.
After two years of testing, Goodyear will start sourcing silica extracted from rice husk ash for tires made in China. Plus, recycling fishing nets into carpet.
Entrepreneur George Arbogust wants to open a market and gallery in Norfolk, Virginia’s Arts District dedicated to architectural salvage and upcycled works.
Waste industry leaders agree: the recycling business needs fixing! A service model is one possibility; a market of committed buyers is another.
Australian social enterprise Substation33 addresses electronic waste recycling by training disadvantaged people in proper disassembly and processing.
Two German companies have developed a process for turning agricultural waste of all types into packaging: this week’s Waste Biz run-down.
Companies like Terracycle and As You Sow are creating solutions for recycling juice pouches, which have become a major waste stream.
France just passed a law banning destruction of edible food by larger supermarkets, and the Minnesota Twins are going all compostable with cups and plates.
British startup Winnow has created technology for food waste management, and received $900,000 in seed funding. Plus, recycling plastic at Dell.
Raina and Zaina Kanaan recycle bikes into customized sets of wheels, and, in the process, raise money for bicycles for children living in refugee camps.