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Clinton Foundation funds recycling plant in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Clinton Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to a Haitian recycling plant that seeks to clean up the country’s dirty capital city. Former President Bill Clinton, who heads the private […]

02/18/2014

In this photo taken Aug. 26, 2013, discarded television sets pile up in a scrap yard awaiting recycling in Zhuzhou city in south China's Hunan province. (AP Photo)

China recycling cleanup jolts global industry

BEIJING (AP) — China for years has welcomed the world’s trash, creating a roaring business in recycling and livelihoods for tens of thousands. Now authorities are clamping down on an industry that has helped the […]

10/03/2013

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State shuts down SoCal hazardous battery recycler

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State environmental officials have ordered a Southern California battery recycling company to suspend operations after they say it discharged hazardous metal sludge into leaking pipelines.

04/24/2013

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Inmates repair eyeglasses for the homeless and low income

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Lions Club International is helping recycle donated eyeglasses by having hearing- and sight-impaired inmates at Twin Towers jail clean them up and recalibrate them for homeless people and others who cannot afford an optometrist.

03/05/2013

Report: Recycling fraud costs California millions

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rampant fraud within California’s recycling redemption program is costing the state millions, as scammers drive trucks full of cans across the border from Nevada and Arizona to collect nickels on […]

10/07/2012

Malibu recycling

(CNS) – Malibu will offer residents six opportunities per year to properly dispose of certain types of household hazardous materials and electronic waste, starting with an event Aug. 18. The city’s monthly Oil and Paint […]

08/01/2012