Banning food waste disposal from big commercial operations will meet the state's twin goals of increasing renewable energy and cutting emissions.
Arizona State's cleantech incubator will help entrepreneurs that create economic opportunities out of waste streams.
Incredibly, more people are employed by global scrap market than any industry besides agriculture.
In its last votes of the year, NYC's council banned styrofoam, required restaurants to compost, and began e-waste recycling pickup at apartment buildings.
Connecticut passed the first producer responsiblity law in the US for mattresses.
There's even a certification system for green roads.
Recycling is an unsung hero of energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction; the US could do much better.
Its technology is the first in the PC industry.
Rather than being shipped to China, plastic PET bottles will be recycled into new bottles.
Cotton Inc collects denim across the US and then donates it Habitat to insulate homes in disaster areas.