China’s Recycling Policy – What it Means to You

You may have read about China’s “Green Fence” and “National Sword” policies, which restrict the importation of certain recyclables and will greatly reduce the amount of non-recyclable material (contaminants) they will accept. China’s import restrictions have officially taken effect, with new contamination standards coming into full enforcement in March and the potential for further bans in the […]

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Clean Plate Challenge

Waste Management’s Total Recycle Program (TRP) began its Clean Plate Challenge (CPC) campaign two years ago to focus on food waste reduction. Each semester, TRP conducts CPC during lunches and dinners throughout April and October, capitalizing on national holidays, Earth Day and America Recycles Day, respectively. CPC activities are instrumental in bringing awareness to students […]

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Leading the Field

2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open First To Achieve New Sustainable Golf Tournament Certification SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Nov. 28, 2017 – The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open achieved another first in golf sustainability, becoming the first tournament in the world to attain “GEO Certified® Tournament” status from Scotland-based GEO Foundation (GEO). To become a “GEO Certified® […]

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