Closing the recycling loop and building demand for mixed paper, mixed plastics, and glass. That is the topic of the Northeast Recycling Council’s Spring 2019 Conference. Attendees and exhibitors from the Northeast and throughout the nation will gather at the Chase Center on the Waterfront in Wilmington, Delaware on March 20–21 to discuss building more effective domestic recycling markets.
When chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) were invented about a century ago, they were seen as safe alternatives to sulfur dioxide and ammonia, the refrigerants most widely used at the time. However, by the 1970s, scientists discovered that CFCs were an environmental hazard, as they contributed to the breakdown in the ozone layer of earth’s atmosphere. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in its landmark Clean Air Act, included the regulation of CFCs in Title VI among its directives. Read more . . .