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Architect Building Eco-Friendly Toilets
September 2017
This Architect is building eco-friendly toilets using old plastic bottles. Due to a rapid increase in the number of pollutants in the environment, a green future seems distant, but people like Rashmii Tiwaari give us a cause to believe all is not lost. By: Joanna Kurian www.yourstory.com
Seatles plan for plastics
September 2017
Seattle businesses forgo plastic flatware, straws before ban takes effect. By: Cody Boteler www.WasteDive.com
Kenya could send you to jail for carrying a plastic bag
September 2017
If there was ever a signal that the world of thin film polyethylene plastic bags is about to come crashing down...Kenya is sending it by express mail to the rest of the world By: Lily Kuo Quartz Africa (www.qz.com)
Dynamic Recycling's $20M facilty expansion to create 150 jobs in Wisconsin
August 2017
Dynamic Recycling has publicly announced plans for a $20 million expansion of its facility in Onalaska, WI with a visit from Governor Scott Walker this week, as reported by the La Crosse Tribune. This is the company's fifth expansion since it was founded in 2007. By: Cole Rosengren www.wastedrive.com (Aug. 15, 2017)
NYC's obstacles for 'ZERO-Waste' Future
August 2017
Report: NYC export infrastructure reducing truck mileage, but not built for 'zero waste' future By: Cole Rosengren Wastedive.com
Nike Makes Air Max Shoebox from Recycled Milk Jugs & Coffee Lids
August 2017
Nike adapts new practices for packaging for more sustainable business approach. By: Alexa Erickson www.collective-evolution.com
3 C's of Sustainable Packaging
August 2017
The 3 C's of sustainable packaging: Compliance, commitment and collaboration. By: Pierre-Francois Thaler www.wastedive.com
Waste Management landfill at center of controversial Oregon land-use case
July 2017
The Oregon Supreme Court is expected to hear a case this fall involving a Waste Management landfill and local land-use activists, according to The Newberg Graphic. By: Cody Boteler
EcoStrate Receives Annual Award for Generating Products Using Hard-To-Recycle Waste
June 2017
EcoStrate just wont the Design for Recycling Award issued by The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries for 2017! By: Kathleen Holroyd
Reality Check for LEED v4 Product Credits
June 2017
he three "Disclosure and Optimization" or "BPDO" credits in LEED v4 include both some pretty easy points and points that are not yet achievable. By: Nadav Malin
Massachusetts bottle bill adds at least $85M to state economy
June 2017
Study: MA bottle bill adds at least 85 million to state economy. By: Cole Rosengren (WasteDive)
Iowa Crayon Recycling Program shows cost of handling unique items
May 2017
Showing the cost of handling and recycling unique items, can be difficult. Here is one way to make it work.
CARE Announces 2016 Person and Recycler of the Year
May 2017
The Carpet American Recovery Effort, non-profit organization, announces it's 2016 Award Winners - person of the year and recycler of the year.
Recycled Acoustic Insulation
April 2017
Quiet-Tech: Recycled Acoustic Insulation. Made with 90% recycled materials.
Zerma ZCS Shredder Integrates Shredder and Granulator Technologies
April 2017
The ZCS series stacks a shredder and granulator to facilitate recycling of in-house scrap.
New Jersey Investigators Continue to Crack Down on Mob Activity in Recycling Industry
March 2017
A new report from the State of New Jersey Commission of Investigation (SCI) found some industry operators are still profiting by dumping contaminated soil and construction debris in unregulated areas, which now pose environmental and health risks. By: Kristen Musulin
LEED to Certify Entire Communities, Cities
March 2017
USGBC rolls out two new certifications based on actual performance racked through the Arc platform By: Candace Pearson (BuildingGreen.com)
A Waste Free NYC
February 2017
Nearly 100 sustainability professionals joined an Eliminating Waste to Landfills panel Discussion to get into the nitty gritty of reach NYC's 0x30 goal. By: Mathew Shurtleff
Recycling Food Waste Could Save UK Billions
February 2017
Recycling Food Waste Could Save the United Kingdom Billions The UK could save billions by suing food waste sent to landfill for renewable biofertiliser, claimed a food waste expert, after figures last month confirmed domestic food waste alone topped 7.4 Metric Tons. BY: Matt Atherton
IoT and Smart City Trends Boost Smart Waste Collection
January 2017
Waste collections is an essential city service. How IoT and Smart City are increasing the efficiency for waste and recycling collections. By: Christina Jung (Greenbiz.com)
Clean & Green: The New Energy of Choice
December 2016
Companies are fast realizing the benefits of renewable energy technologies, according to Kyle Goehring, leader of the Alternative Energy Services group for JLL U.S. By: Jim McClelland (Green Lodging News)
India to Halt All Coal Plant Construction by 2022
December 2016
India one of the most populated countries on the planet, plans on putting an end to new coal plants by the year 2022. An encouraging story as we near the end of 2016. By: Sami Grover (treehugger.com)
Feeding Seaweed to Livestock Can Cut Down Pollution to Atmosphere
December 2016
Feeding Seaweed to Livestock can cut down pollution causing methane gas production by 70 percent? By: Patrick Frye (Green News) www.inquisitr.com
5 Reasons why companies can't afford to keep driving deforestation
December 2016
For any company active in the global trade in timber products, soy, palm oil, or cattle products, deforestation is a critical business issue - whether they know it or not. By: Katie McCoy (Head of forests, CDP)
CarpetCycle Introduces Quiet-Tech Insulation Batts for Acoustic and Thermal insulation in Commercial Buildings’ Walls and Ceilings
December 2016
Insulation Quiet-Tech, LEED, recycling, carpet
Can These Blue Bags Help Chicago Boost Its Sad Recycling Rate
December 2016
Introducing new ideas to the city of Chicago in hopes of increasing participation in recycling programs. By: Patty Wetli (DNA Info)
Steady Growth Anticipated for Aluminium
November 2016
From Primary to recycling, total demand for aluminium is increasing by an average of 2% each year, according to figures from European Aluminium and official trade data released at the 2016 trade fair in Germany By: Recycling International News
Elon Musk Wins Shareholder Vote to Merge Tesla with SolarCity
November 2016
This is a rare spot of good news for the renewable energy industry. By: Alexander C. Kaufman (Huffington Post)
Aruba Commits to 100% Renewable Energy
November 2016
One of the best vacation islands gives travels another reason to make this their destination. By: Diana Madson (Yale Climate Connections) ecowatch.com
Past This Absurd Election and Toward the Sustainable City
November 2016
The endings of a heated presidential election are near and Steven Cohen has some thoughts about issues we can turn our mind to, regardless of who wins.... By: Steve Cohen (Executive Director, Columbia University's Earth Institute) HuffingtonPost.com
Tesla's Stunning New Solar Roof Tiles for Homes
October 2016
New energy efficient solar roof tiles, are saving energy and helping the environment By: Darrell Etherington & Greg Kumparak (techcrunch.com)
Is Recycled Plastic Waste the Road Material of the Future?
October 2016
A new look at possible recycled alternative material to asphalt. By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle (Environmental Leader)
NGR Pyrolysis Business to Add Value to More Plastics Recycling
October 2016
Innovative ways to getting more value from plastic recycling. By Jim Johnson (Plastic news)
The Plurality of "The Next Big Thing"
October 2016
NRG Energy takes on a nuanced perspective on innovation in electricity markets. By: Rob Gaudette (President of NRG Business Solutions)
Two of the Nation's Dirtiest Coal Plants To Retire
October 2016
Residents of new jersey Cheer for Clean Air an Water
Typhoon-Powered Japan
October 2016
Engineer Invents Typhoon Turbine to Harness Power from Tropical Cyclones in Japan
Study Supports Growth and Importance of Green Building
October 2016
New York - According to a new study released on September 19th from New York-based Dodge Data & Analytics, the design and construction of greener buildings is key for increasing productivity and wellness among workers.
Now That Bees Are Endangered, The Rest Is Up To US
October 2016
Here's How you can help fight the decline of bee populations By: Joseph Erbentraut (Senior Reporter at the Huffington Post)
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Even Worse Than We Feared
October 2016
By Chris D'Angelo Associate Editor, Huffpost Hawaii
It Isn't Easy Being (Profitably) Green. How Waste Management is Rethinking Recycle
September 2016
"How Waste Management is Rethinking Recycling" by- Christopher Helman (forbes)
Textile Fiber Waste & Using Sustainable Materials
September 2016
Textile fiber waste helps improve the sustainability of materials.
Quiet Tech Insulation
September 2016
New Recycled Acoustic Insulation; Quiet Tech Insulation is recycled product that helps with our goal to preserving the environments for future generations
CRI Welcomes New Board Member, Honors Award Winners at Annual Meeting
January 2016
Armstrong Names CarpetCycle 2014 Ceiling Recycler of the Year in the United States. For the 3rd year in a row...
July 2015
Armstrong Names CarpetCycle 2014 Ceiling Recycler of the Year
For Green Cleaning, CarpetCycle Recommends our Partner Total Quality Management
May 2015
CarpetCycle recommends TQM (Total Quality Management) for sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions to all your carpet & upholstery cleaning as well as tile and grout restoration projects.
Carpet Diem : CarpetCycle thriving by recycling a product most throw away
February 2015
COMPANY: CarpetCycle FOUNDED: 1999 OWNERS: Sean Ragiel REVENUE: $3.6 million EMPLOYEES: 43 ONE MORE THING: For the past two years, CarpetCycle has been collecting old carpet from the U.S. Senate Chamber in the U.S. Capital in Washington, D.C.
CarpetCycle Celebrates 15 Years on the Job
June 2014
Wastewatch, EPA, NJ, CarpetCycle
SL Green Partners with CarpetCycle to Recycle Another 164,000 SF of Carpet
November 2013
Carpet Recycling, Green, Demo, SL Green, CarpetCycle, Broadloom, Carpet Tile, 100 Church Street, NYC
New Life for Old Carpet
March 2013
Recycle, LEED, Allergens, Healthy Home Project, Carpet
Knowledge is Power: CarpetCycle Offers Environmental Education to Reduce Building Footprints
October 2012
Dedicated to educating the industry about the benefits of recycling post-consumer commercial and residential carpet and building materials, CarpetCycle, the leading carpet recycler in the Northeast, continues to lend its voice to create a positive impact for the shared environment.
NJ Patch: leading Carpet Recycler Moves to Newark
May 2012
Just call Brick City the Carpet Capital of the northeast. CarpetCycle, one of the nation's leading post-consumer carpet recyclers, recently moved its main plant from Elizabeth to an airy facility four times the size in Newark's industrial East Ward, allowing the eco-friendly company to divert more waste from landfills.
CarpetCycle Opens Northeast's Largest Facility
May 2012
Floor Covering News: CarpetCycle Opens Northeast's Largest Facility May 14, 2012: Since 1999, CarpetCycle has helped residents and businesses in the New York metropolitan area divert more than 200 million pounds of post-consumer carpet...
Leading Carpet Recycler Finds New Ways to Divert Flooring from Landfills
April 2012
Leading Carpet Recycler Finds New Ways to Divert Flooring from Landfills May 2012: According to the U.S. EPA, carpet comprises a significant fraction of the waste stream that contributes to global warming and waste management problems. Combating this challenge, CarpetCycle introduced innovative shearing technology that achieves 99-percent nylon purity.
CarpetCycle Opens Doors to New Facility in Newark, N.J.
March 2012
CarpetCycle Opens Doors to New Facility in Newark, N.J. CarpetCycle, the leading carpet recycler in the Northeast, begins the next chapter of its sustainability story with its new facility in Newark, N.J.
Mississauga: CarpetCycle Canada: Region Says Recycle That Old Carpet
February 2012
Mississauga: CarpetCycle Canada: Region Says Recycle That Old Carpet Feb. 16, 2012: The Region of Peel is rolling out a new carpet-recycling program. The Clean Carpet Campaign...
Floor Daily Interview with Sean Ragiel
October 2011
Floor Daily: Sean Ragiel Discusses CarpetCycle's Business and Expansion into Toronto Oct. 7, 2012: Sean Ragiel, President and Owner of Carpet Cycle, and Kemp Harr talk about CarpetCycle's business as the leading recycler of post consumer carpet in the Northeast.
Crain’s NY Business: Entrepreneurs make a clean break
July 2010
Crain’s NY Business: Entrepreneurs make a clean break Sean Ragiel spotted a wide-open opportunity in the city’s never-ending cycle of construction...
Press of Atlantic City: Galloway Township, NJ - Carpet recycling gains traction in region
May 2008
Press of Atlantic City: Galloway Township, NJ - Carpet recycling gains traction in region May 2008: A recycling milestone unfolded with the old green and yellow carpets from the Seaview Resort & Spa. As part of a $1.5 million carpet and painting renovation, workers from Baumgardner Flooring, of Egg Harbor Township...
CarpetCycle partners with Senator Joe Addabbo for the 3rd Recycling Day
December 2007
Recycling, Senator Addabbo
Atlantic County Recycles: Atlantic County, NJ Kicks Off Carpet Recycling Program
November 2007
Starting November 15, 2007, the Atlantic County Utilities Authority will be accepting residential carpet for recycling. Along with conserving landfill space, carpet recycling offers other environmental benefits because most carpet is a petroleum-based product. Carpet recycling programs can save more than 700,000 barrels of oil per year...
CarpetCycle awarded a 250,000 sq foot carpet recycling project
August 2007
LEED, Recycling,
CarpetCycle Expands Recycling Capabilities with New Baler
August 2007
CarpetCycle, LLC has successfully installed and commissioned a new HLO-8110 baler.
Burlington County Regional Recycling Program: Carpet Recycling Comes of Age in Burlington County, NJ
May 2007
To help residents and carpet installers do the right thing, the County just opened a carpet recycling drop-off at the Resource Recovery Complex in Mansfield. The carpet will be transported to CarpetCycle, LLC, a carpet and padding recycling business...