Tagged: waste management

How Little Rock’s Curbside Carts Revitalized Residential Recycling

by Mark Carter 3/3/2014 12:00 am

If you lived in Little Rock in April of 2012, it’s likely you noticed a dramatic transformation take place on your front curb. That month, residents’ 18-gallon recycling bins were replaced with 64-gallon, wheeled carts. This particular change led to a doubling of the city’s recycling participation rates and tripled the city’s recycling tonnage. Today, the bright green carts with the yellow lids dot city curbsides and enable city residents to recycle in much greater volume.

Recycling Becomes Rewarding for Construction Firms

by Jennifer Ellis 7/23/2012 12:00 am

With more recycling options becoming available Arkansas builders and remodelers who take the time to redirect construction and demolition waste from landfills to recyclers are seeing the payoff.

Go Green for Goodwill this Saturday at The Promenade at Chenal

by Little Rock Family Staff 3/15/2012 11:35 am

Visitors can donate old clothing and shoes to be given to Goodwill and snag a free green shopping bag. The Waste Management Cycler Robot will also teach the community about Little Rock's new residential recycling initiative starting in April.

Communities Turning Landfill Pollution Into Profit

by Loriee Evans 2/22/2010 12:00 am

Although some facilities collect and burn off LFG, landfills are increasingly installing systems that process landfill gas for a variety of revenue-generating projects, including electricity generation, direct fuel use or pipeline quality upgrades.