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Hancock County board talks recycling change
GARNER | Where some Hancock County residents take their recycling may change.

Poston site likely to host county’s new recycling center
Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers Inc. is preparing to purchase land and buildings for assembly of a materials recovery facility.

Grant Program Sparks Interest And Improvements In Residential Foam Recycling
The Foam Recycling Coalition launched a new grant program to help fund infrastructure for the collection, processing and marketing of products made from polystyrene foam

New recycling program begins for fluorescents
Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, with more being added in the months ahead.

Drop off your Christmas tree, get free mulch
The Highway Department chips the trees into mulch for walking trails, landscaping and landfill ground cover.

New Scrapper Series Recycling and Salvage Industry Truck Scales
Cardinal Scale’s USA-made Scrapper series truck scales are engineered for scrap yards, recycling centers, and landscaping facilities requiring a medium-duty NTEP legal-for-trade scale at an economical price. (PRWeb January 14, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Scrapper-Truck-Scale/Cardinal-Scale/prweb12442114.htm

Top 10 Nasdaq-traded stocks posting largest volume increases
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. : Approximately 257,500 shares changed hands, a 1,242.9 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.

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Businesses and families around Lee’s Summit can take advantage of a holiday lighting recycling effort sponsored by the city.

Recycle Your Christmas Tree, Get Free Mulch
Hamilton County is once again accepting Christmas trees at any hour of the day at all five Hamilton County Recycling Centers through the month of  January. Each Center has a designated space located outside the gate for Christmas trees. The Highway Department chips the trees into mulch for walking trails, landscaping and landfill ground cover. ...

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Hamilton County is accepting Christmas trees at any hour of the day at all five Hamilton County Recycling Centers through the month of January. Each Center has a designated space located outside the gate for Christmas trees.

5 p.m. Anchor/Reporter
ONEIDA COUNTY - Workers at landfills and recycling centers face a danger many of us would never consider: sometimes they get stuck with used medical needles.

Phone book recycling starts Jan. 20 at city of Lubbock drop-off locations
Residents can drop-off old phone books at any of the city’s permanent recycling centers starting Tuesday, Jan. 20. The four drop-off locations are: ■ 7308 Milwaukee (73rd Street and Milwaukee Avenue) ■ 4307 Adrian Street (N. Quaker Avenue and Adrian Street) ■ 1631 84th Street (84th Street and Avenue P) ■ 208 Municipal Drive (across from Meadowbrook Golf Course) Telephone books will be accepted ...

Time to turn that Christmas tree into mulch – or a sand dune protector
Residents of several Triangle cities can leave Christmas trees at the curb for pickup. Other areas provide drop-off sites so Christmas trees can be recycled. Click to Continue »

Palos Verdes Recycle Center to Close After 45 Years of Service
Due to significant unavoidable rising costs and the availability of alternate facilities and programs, the Palos Verdes Recycle Center will close permanently on March 31, 2015. The PVRC is a certified ...

Recycling centers are busy after Christmas
Garbage men and women were busy today picking up post-Christmas trash, but some locals are trying to stay green with their garbage.

Britton Industries Opens Newest Recycling Center in Morrisville, PA
Britton Industries, one of the largest recyclers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, has opened its new recycling center in Morrisville, PA to serve contractors, homeowners and commercial businesses. (PRWeb January 23, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/releases/recycling-center/prweb12462497.htm

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 1/16
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gasoline taxes, landfills and recycling, oil prices, senior living centers, retail charity, 2015 outlook; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV ...

Recycling Christmas Trees
Hamilton County, TN (WDEF) There's a green way to get rid of your Christmas tree! The Hamilton County Recycling Centers are accepting trees through January. You can drop them off at any hour at each site's designated space outside the gate for the holiday plants. External Communications Manager Mike Dunne with the Mayor's Office says, "We're recycling Christmas trees this year. So if you have a ...

Technology to recycle all type of plastics without using water
Traditionally, plastic recycling processes involve using a lot of water. In order to avoid this waste, Ak Inovex from Mexico developed a new green technology that doesn't require liquids, and has the capacity to process materials such as styrofoam, polystyrene and ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) using the same type of customizable machinery.

West Fargo 6th-graders build app to help class start on time
An app made by a group of West Fargo sixth graders may not have won a national competition, but it likely will go a long way toward ensuring that classes at their school start on time. The Liberty Middle ...

Oswego County Continues to Recycle Used Electronics
A new state law which prohibits consumers from placing unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic equipment in the trash will take effect Jan. 1. In Oswego County, residents can continue to bring unwanted electronic waste items to the Oswego County Solid Waste transfer stations and recycling drop-off centers. Continue reading →

Incinerator foe loses Hawaii County contract
A local nonprofit whose director opposes Mayor Billy Kenoi’s plans for a waste-to-energy incinerator has lost its longstanding contract to educate the community about recycling.

Incinerator foe loses county contract
A local nonprofit whose director opposes Mayor Billy Kenoi’s plans for a waste-to-energy incinerator has lost its longstanding contract to educate the community about recycling.

Video: Turning soda cans into liquid metal looks so fun
I'm not going to give my aluminum cans to recycling centers anymore. Instead, I'm going to melt them down to liquid metal and create awesome metal objects with them. All I need is a hair dryer and some charcoal to create this awesome mini metal foundry. It turns about 40 cans into a pound of aluminum. Read more...

City all greased up
As holiday gatherings wind down, the city of Houston reminds people not to pour used cooking oil and grease down the drain. Food oils and grease clog the city's sewage system and cost taxpayers $1.5 t

Residents coping, albeit slowly, with fewer trash center hours
New operating hours at Beaufort County's trash and recycling centers had some residents raising a stink this fall, but county leaders and center attendants say the complaints are starting to… Click to Continue »

Tree-recycling services offered in the CSRA
We're on your side with information on where you can recycle your Christmas tree in Augusta, Columbia County, North Augusta, Aiken County, and more.

Two Charged in Rash of Car Battery Thefts
Two men are in custody after Chattanooga Police say they carried out a vast number of car battery thefts. Police arrested Desmond Gilbert and Deonta Brooks on Tuesday. Police tell NewsChannel 9 there are multiple victims in this case, and more than 100 batteries stolen. ...

East Lancashire recycling rates fall below national average
EAST Lancashire’s seven councils recycle more than a third of household rubbish, below the national average for reclaiming and reusing domestic waste.

REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC. SETS DATE FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2014 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
PHOENIX JAN 14, 2015 -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, after the market closes, ...