Tag Archives: recycling

[GBU] Lehigh Valley Mayors’ Sustainability Forum

Join Green Building United to hear from four Lehigh Valley mayors as they present on their accomplishments and  discuss  approaches towards sustainability in the Lehigh Valley. Hear about each community’s commitment to addressing carbon emissions, recycling initiatives, storm water management, and more, all in an effort to make the Lehigh Valley a healthy and livable place for residents and visitors. Governor Wolf challenged […]

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[MAREA] Has China killed recycling? Are my efforts still worth it?

Recyclables piling up in warehouses on the West Coast. Container ships of materials suspended mid-journey across the Pacific Ocean. Do China’s increasingly stringent environmental standards spell the death of U.S. recycling? At our July meeting, we’ll get good answers to these big messy questions from iSpring Associates’ Samantha Wittchen. In today’s economically uncertain recycling climate, Sam will break down for […]

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Is China’s scrap import ban the end of recycling?

Late last year, the mainstream media picked up on something that had already been causing sleepless nights for many in the North American recycling industry: China’s ban on certain types of scrap materials it imports. This wasn’t something totally new; China had already launched intensive inspections of incoming loads of scrap materials as part of its Green Fence crackdown in […]

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July 31 – Has China killed recycling? Are my efforts still worth it?

Recyclables piling up in warehouses on the West Coast. Container ships of materials suspended mid-journey across the Pacific Ocean. Do China’s increasingly stringent environmental standards spell the death of U.S. recycling? At our July meeting, we’ll get good answers to these big messy questions from iSpring Associates’ Samantha Wittchen. In today’s economically uncertain recycling climate, Sam will break down for us […]

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Stuff the Truck for ReStore – Sept. 9

  Here’s a great opportunity to recycle all those household goods you want to get rid of.  On Saturday, September 9 from 9 to noon, Lower Saucon Township is sponsoring Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s Stuff the Truck event.  A lengthy list of items will be accepted for recycling and reuse in the parking lot of the Lower Saucon Township building. […]

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[LVSN] Green Drinks LV

How Do I Recycle THAT? Ann Saurman, Manager, Allentown Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste Danielle Fugate, ReStore Paint Coordinator Join Ann Saurman, Manager of Allentown’s Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste, as she shares how to recycle those unusual items that can’t go in your recycling bin. Learn how to make sure that you’re not contaminating what does go […]

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