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A Grace Note for a Gritty Business

Published: 
Mon, 11/18/2013 - 10:24pm
Category: 
Waste

Recycling in New York is a scrappy business. Billions have gone toward building water tunnels, power plants, subways and sewage treatment facilities, but little toward an infrastructure of recycling. 

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Fuel From Landfill Methane Goes on Sale

Published: 
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 8:33am
Category: 
Energy

Farmers, waste management companies and the energy industries have long experimented with converting methane, a byproduct of decomposing organic matter, into transportation fuel.

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Top 10 Cities Leading in Urban Sustainability

Published: 
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 8:25am

Cities have leapt ahead of slow-moving bureaucratic national governments to create more sustainable living environments.

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Trash Into Gas, Efficiently? An Army Test May Tell

Published: 
Mon, 08/19/2013 - 10:32pm
Category: 
Waste

There is an indisputable elegance to the idea of transforming garbage into fuel, of turning icky, smelly detritus into something valuable.

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After the ‘Crying Indian,’ Keep America Beautiful Starts a New Campaign

Published: 
Wed, 07/17/2013 - 9:16pm
Category: 
Waste

More than 40 years after teaming up to create the iconic “crying Indian” advertising campaign, Keep America Beautiful and the Advertising Council have joined forces to promote the benefits of recycling.