Are EV Batteries Recyclable?

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Luckily, lithium-ion battery recycling research and development has been going on for years and there is an existing and growing repurposing and recycling system in North America for these components. First reused and repurposed, then recycled.

California’s Progress Toward Recycling Policy for EV Batteries

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As electric vehicle (EV) policies are implemented around the country, and sales continue to rise, a question many ask is if vehicle batteries are recycled. Yes, EV battery recycling is happening in facilities around the United States. Did the group propose recycling requirements?

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Waste Management Acquires Avangard Innovative to Increase Plastic Recycling

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The post Waste Management Acquires Avangard Innovative to Increase Plastic Recycling appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Recycling Partnership Plans to Collect a Billion Pounds of Recyclables Each Year

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The Recycling Partnership says it has improved recycling in the US in these ways in the last decade. The post Recycling Partnership Plans to Collect a Billion Pounds of Recyclables Each Year appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Recycling Mystery: Headphones, Earbuds, and Chargers

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The post Recycling Mystery: Headphones, Earbuds, and Chargers appeared first on Earth911. Earth Watch EcoTech How To Recycle chargers e-waste earbuds headphones recyclingHeadphones, earbuds, and chargers have become essential accessories for many of us. Because we go.

Older Generations Recycle Significantly More Than Younger Ones

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New data from DS Smith revealed that the generational gap in recycling has gone global, with older people more than any other generation holding themselves accountable for responsibly recycling boxes. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Materials Recycling, Circularity Growing Textile Industry Focus

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The post Materials Recycling, Circularity Growing Textile Industry Focus appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Manufacturing & Design Waste & RecyclingA new report highlights the ways the textile industry seeks sustainably sourced materials.

Smirnoff Program Seeks Boost in Glass Recycling

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The post Smirnoff Program Seeks Boost in Glass Recycling appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & RecyclingThe initiative in the Chicago area looks to involve food and beverage vendors to create more sustainable packaging.

Mail-in Recycling Options: Household & Hearing Aid Batteries

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The post Mail-in Recycling Options: Household & Hearing Aid Batteries appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden How To Recycle battery recyclingSmall cell or button cell batteries power our remotes, watches, and medical devices like hearing.

Saint-Gobain Increases Recycled Content of Wallboard Products

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Saint-Gobain, through its building products subsidiary CertainTeed LLC, will install recycling technology at its Florida gypsum plant, increasing the recycled content in its wallboard products.

Smirnoff Program Seeks Boost in Glass Recycling

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The post Smirnoff Program Seeks Boost in Glass Recycling appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & RecyclingThe initiative in the Chicago area looks to involve food and beverage vendors to create more sustainable packaging.

Bridgestone, Dow Develop Recyclable Silicone Tire Sealant

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A sealant that can be recycled as well as add to the circularity of tires is being developed by Bridgestone and Dow. The post Bridgestone, Dow Develop Recyclable Silicone Tire Sealant appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Tire Recycler Genan Employs Ndustrial Energy System to Optimize Operations

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The post Tire Recycler Genan Employs Ndustrial Energy System to Optimize Operations appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Demand Response Energy Management Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Report: Recycling Rate Can Be Boosted with Minimal Investment and Existing Infrastructure

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The Association of Plastic Recyclers found that US plastic recyclers could increase the recycling rate with minimal additional investment and using existing processing infrastructure in the US. Air Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Bridgestone, Dow Develop Recyclable Silicone Tire Sealant

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A sealant that can be recycled as well as add to the circularity of tires is being developed by Bridgestone and Dow. The post Bridgestone, Dow Develop Recyclable Silicone Tire Sealant appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Recycling Mystery: Rechargeable Tool Batteries

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The post Recycling Mystery: Rechargeable Tool Batteries appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech How To Recycle Rechargeable BatteriesMany power tools use batteries to run instead of corded electricity or the muscle of.

Collaboration Helps Increase Michigan Recycling Manufacturing

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A partnership in Michigan is helping increase recycling processes of food cartons to help make more sustainable paper products. The post Collaboration Helps Increase Michigan Recycling Manufacturing appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

New York Battery Recycling Plant to use Crystallization System

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Li-Cycle will use a crystallization process from Veolia Water Technologies to help recycle batteries. The post New York Battery Recycling Plant to use Crystallization System appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Battery Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Recycled Materials, Food Industry Drive Green Packaging Growth

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With a focus on recyclables and efforts by industries such as food and beverage to reduce waste, the green packaging market is expected to grow quickly. The post Recycled Materials, Food Industry Drive Green Packaging Growth appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Apple Is Tackling Climate Change by Using Renewables, Increasing Recycling, Limiting Waste

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The post Apple Is Tackling Climate Change by Using Renewables, Increasing Recycling, Limiting Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Apple's goal is carbon neutrality by 2030 and to create products that are also net zero by the same time.

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Toyota, Redwood Team on Electric Vehicle Battery Recycling

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Toyota and Redwood Materials are collaborating to enhance electric vehicle battery recycling and further use of its materials. The post Toyota, Redwood Team on Electric Vehicle Battery Recycling appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Recycling renewables: A special series

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As the world rolls out more solar panels, wind turbines and batteries, we’re cleaning up electricity — and generating a lot of equipment that will ultimately need to be recycled. The clean energy sector has drastically lower impacts on the environment than fossil fuels, but still needs to do its part to conserve resources and curb … Continue reading Recycling renewables: A special series. Energy storage Recycling Renewable energy

Evrnu Launches Recyclable Lyocell Material Made from Cotton Textile Waste

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Textile company Evrnu is launching the world’s first high performance, recyclable lyocell material made entirely from cotton textile waste. The post Evrnu Launches Recyclable Lyocell Material Made from Cotton Textile Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

General Motors Invests in EV Battery Recycling Technology

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The post General Motors Invests in EV Battery Recycling Technology appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Transportation Waste & Recycling

How Pharmanovia Is Realizing Benefits by Lowering Emissions and Recycling

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The post How Pharmanovia Is Realizing Benefits by Lowering Emissions and Recycling appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. carbon emissions Carbon Footprint Clean Energy Efficiency Energy Efficiency energy savings Recycling recycling

Recycling Lies: “Chemical Recycling” of Plastic Is Just Greenwashing Incineration

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As public concern grows about mountains of plastic trash, the plastics industry is promoting technologies that it misleadingly calls “chemical recycling” (also known as advanced recycling, molecular recycling, and chemical conversion) and touts as a solution to the plastic crisis. Read more → Publications RecyclingDownload the document.

Mercedes-Benz Building Battery Recycling Facility

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Mercedes-Benz is building its own battery recycling plant, which it will use for the circular manufacturing of materials for electric vehicles. The post Mercedes-Benz Building Battery Recycling Facility appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

TenCate Grass Announces Program to Recycle Artificial Grass

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TenCate Grass, a distributor and installer of synthetic turf for sports and landscape applications, announced today a program in the US to recycle end-of-life artificial grass. The post TenCate Grass Announces Program to Recycle Artificial Grass appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

TenCate Grass Announces Program to Recycle Artificial Grass

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TenCate Grass, a distributor and installer of synthetic turf for sports and landscape applications, announced today a program in the US to recycle end-of-life artificial grass. The post TenCate Grass Announces Program to Recycle Artificial Grass appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics

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The post E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics appeared first on Earth911. Earth Watch EcoTech How To Recycle e-waste e-waste-fail Electronics recyclingToday, the average person owns three to four electronic devices. But what happens after these.

Anheuser-Busch funds recycling competition

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The beverage maker says its National Recycling League “will leverage the scale … Continue reading Anheuser-Busch funds recycling competition. Breweries Recycling SportsRead the full story at Waste Today. Louis-based brewer and beverage producer Anheuser-Busch has launched a program involving Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Football League (NFL) teams designed as a “multi-sports league coalition aiming to reduce waste on game day.”

Bridgestone Expands Texas Manufacturing Plant, Increase Availability of Recycled Tires

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The post Bridgestone Expands Texas Manufacturing Plant, Increase Availability of Recycled Tires appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Construction & Retrofits Environmental Management Plants & Buildings Waste & Recycling

Personal Care Packaging Initiative Seeks Recyclable Packaging

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A multi-industry effort is developing personal care packaging designed to be recycled multiple times. The post Personal Care Packaging Initiative Seeks Recyclable Packaging appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Novelis Building $2.5 Billion Sustainable Aluminum Recycling and Rolling Plant

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BMW Is Driven to Cut CO2 Emissions and Rely on Recycled Parts

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The post BMW Is Driven to Cut CO2 Emissions and Rely on Recycled Parts appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Between 1995 and 2020, BMW reduced its CO2 emissions by 53%. Also, in 2020, all the electricity it purchased to run its plants worldwide came from renewables.

How Bumble Bee Seafood Partners with Retailers to Increase Recycling

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Bumble Bee Seafood says that it is on board the sustainability ship — the one that makes it easier for both consumers and retailers to recycle. . The post How Bumble Bee Seafood Partners with Retailers to Increase Recycling appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Recycled Materials, Food Industry Drive Green Packaging Growth

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With a focus on recyclables and efforts by industries such as food and beverage to reduce waste, the green packaging market is expected to grow quickly. The post Recycled Materials, Food Industry Drive Green Packaging Growth appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Vattenfall unveils Irene blade recycling plans

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Blades of wind farm Irene Vorrink will be recycled and turned into sports equipment, insulation materials or components for solar farms, Vattenfall has said. Recycling WindRead the full story at ReNews.biz.

How can the US increase beverage can recycling?

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Less than half of beverage cans in the US are currently recycled: but US can manufacturers want to see 80% recycled by 2040 and 90% by 2050. RecyclingRead the full story at Beverage Daily. So how can these goals be reached?

Program takes on post-consumer plastic recycling of petroleum-based products

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A recycling program that focuses on post-consumer plastic packaging for engine oil and other petroleum-based products is being started by the National Lubricant Container Recycling Coalition (NLCRC). The recycling pilot is a one-year project involving more than 40 locations in the Atlanta area, including retail stores, … Continue reading Program takes on post-consumer plastic recycling of petroleum-based products. Recycling

Bridgestone Develops Recycling Solution for End-of-Life Tires

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Bridgestone is partnering with Carbon Capture and Transformation company LanzaTech to develop a scaled solution for recycling end-of-life tires. The post Bridgestone Develops Recycling Solution for End-of-Life Tires appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Solvay, Mitsubishi Chemical Team to Recycle Polysulfone Thermoplastics

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A partnership between Solvay and Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials will seek to recycle medical equipment using polysulfone thermoplastics. The post Solvay, Mitsubishi Chemical Team to Recycle Polysulfone Thermoplastics appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Collaboration Helps Increase Michigan Recycling Manufacturing

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A partnership in Michigan is helping increase recycling processes of food cartons to help make more sustainable paper products. The post Collaboration Helps Increase Michigan Recycling Manufacturing appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.