Prize-winning recycling plan could start in 2 years
Houston Selected as One of Five Winners and the Fan Favorite in Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge
To Improve Recycling, Houston Proposes "One Bin For All"
Houston landfill diversion scheme finalist for Mayors Challenge prize
Can Houston Become a Recycling Leader?
City sees way for homes to recycle more by sorting less
In a city where only one out of seven tons of garbage gets recycled, officials quietly have pitched a great leap forward that would have Houstonians recycle almost everything without having to do anything more than take out the trash. In fact, residents would have to do even less than they do now. Under what is being called "Total Reuse: One Bin for All," residents would wheel everything to the curb in one barrel and let the city sort it out. Read more
Los Angeles County Supervisor Seeks Alternatives to Landfills for 8 Million Tons of County Trash
The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works applauds Supervisor Knabe and the other members of the Board of Supervisors on their leadership to reduce the amount of waste being disposed in landfills. Combined with the County's award-winning waste reduction and recycling programs, conversion technologies could help the most populous jurisdiction in California significantly reduce dependence on landfills, create local green-collar jobs, and produce valuable resources like fuels and electricity. Read more
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