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C&D World 2014: Positive outlook for construction

cdrecycler.com — ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu said the U.S. is finally coming out of the recession. The national construction industry is heading for growth, according to Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu.

Up the grade - RT - Recycling Today

recyclingtoday.com — Supplement - Scrap Metals Supplement In its first year, China's Green Fence demanded zorba shipments be of higher quality, which is expected to continue into 2014. In early 2013, the Chinese government launched Operation Green Fence, its multiagency effort to more closely manage the import of containerized scrap imports and to keep out undesirable material.

Imports impact - RT - Recycling Today

recyclingtoday.com — Supplement - Scrap Metals Supplement UBCs achieved their highest recycling rate since the early 1990s in 2012, but consumer recycling rates in the U.S. remain an issue. The used beverage container (UBC) recycling rate reached 67 percent in the United States in 2012, the highest rate since the early 1990s and the second highest since the Aluminum Association began tracking the rate in 1972, according to that national trade group.

Renewable Energy from Waste

rewmag.com — Features - Emissions Control Waste-to-energy facilities have maintained low emission levels as air pollution control equipment has advanced. When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the MACT (Maximum Achievable Control Technology) standards for emission guidelines for municipal solid waste (MSW) combustors in the early 1990s, waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities responded constructively.

Yoga on the rise in West Virginia

wvgazette.com — Yoga on the rise in West Virginia Todd Norian, the same master teacher who taught Boyd the training necessary to be certified in yoga, will lead a weekend retreat April 12 to 14 at Opossum Creek Retreat in Fayetteville. Yoga retreat attendees will stay in log cabins and walk to a great room where they will practice in different classes.

W.Va. businesses back legal protections for gays

wvgazette.com — W.Va. businesses back legal protections for gays CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- When Visions Day Spa owner Ted Brightwell worked at a hotel bar in the 1970s, a hotel official fired him because he is gay.

Graduates aren't finding enough job here

wvgazette.com — Graduates aren't finding enough job here CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Steve Knoblock celebrated his 30th birthday by starting his first day of work at his new job. The 2009 West Virginia University graduate didn't sit at a tidy desk topped with piles of papers like he expected he would be doing with his master's degree in professional accountancy.

Yeager Airport dancing Texas 2-step

wvgazette.com — Yeager Airport dancing Texas 2-step DALLAS -- American Airlines passengers, a few wearing cowboy boots and several with West Virginia roots, filled the first direct flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Yeager Airport Wednesday afternoon. The airline announced in March that it would offer nonstop jet service between the Charleston airport and Dallas.

E-book restrictions hamper libraries, Kanawha director says

wvgazette.com — E-book restrictions hamper libraries, Kanawha director says CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- While more people continue to check out electronic books from the Kanawha County Public Library, the limitations set by publishing companies have become a threat to libraries buying the e-books, the library's director said.

Graduates aren't finding enough jobs here

wvgazette.com — Graduates aren't finding enough jobs here CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Steve Knoblock celebrated his 30th birthday by starting his first day of work at his new job. The 2009 West Virginia University graduate didn't sit at a tidy desk topped with piles of papers like he expected he would be doing with his master's degree in professional accountancy.
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Sep 27, 2016

Corporate responsibility: @Target has given 5% of its profit away in community grants and programs, which equals more than $4 million a week

Sep 27, 2016

@Target joining signals a new era for our organization as we are officially supported by the whole system” Keefe Harrison, @RECYPartnership

Sep 27, 2016

.@Target joins @RECYPartnership, marking the first retailer to join the effort to improve curbside recycling in U.S. https://t.co/cGoRjdHyDy https://t.co/O2lgDZJdKl

Sep 23, 2016

The @Hefty Energy Bag program expects 36 tons of non-recycled plastic will be diverted from Omaha area landfills and used to generate energy

Sep 23, 2016

.@Hefty Energy Bag, which has been designed to convert non-recycled #plastics into energy, launched in Nebraska. https://t.co/Ik75u8vxbN https://t.co/Aff46o0oIG

Sep 23, 2016

.@ISRI seeks nominations for 2017 Design for Recycling Award; deadline to submit an entry is January 20, 2017.  http://www.recyclingtoday.com/article/isri-design-for-recycling-award2/ 

Sep 23, 2016

A fish head, a pair of adult underwear, a broken umbrella, gum, bootleg Burberry: A periodic table of NYC trash. https://t.co/NN5D25vNJT https://t.co/SMaAmzKR3O

Sep 21, 2016

RT @RecycleCartons: When you put cartons in the recycling bin, you're doing a lot more than keeping them out of landfills, you're creating…


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