Food Waste Ban in Massachusetts will affect commercial businesses on July 1st

2020-09-01T20:58:49+00:00January 13th, 2014|Organics Collection|

The State of Massachusetts has put forth one of the most aggressive food waste bans in the country, scheduled to take effect July 1, 2014.  If you are a commercial business operating in Massachusetts and you generate more than one (1) ton of food waste each week, you can no longer just throw it all [...]

Mandatory Food Scrap Recycling in Connecticut

2020-09-01T20:58:49+00:00January 6th, 2014|Organics Collection|

    Starting last week, all businesses in Connecticut that generate more than two (2) tons of food scraps per week are required to send those scraps to an organic composting facility, if such a facility is located within twenty (20) miles.  Currently, there are only three (3) such facilities in the state, but they [...]

Delaware Enforces Universal Recycling

2020-09-01T20:58:49+00:00January 2nd, 2014|Office and Commercial|

    Starting yesterday, all commercial businesses in Delaware will be required to participate in the state's universal recycling program.  Delaware has set a goal of 50% landfill diversion by 2015.  Landfill diversion of commercial waste (which makes up 50% of the State's total municipal solid waste) has remained stagnate at 26% since 2006.  State [...]

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