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New York State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and a host of colleagues have introduced legislation that shifts the responsibility and costs of recycling from municipalities to the producers of packaging and … more
SWAN LAKE, NY — One thing is certain: The Swan Lake sewer treatment plant needs work. But the scope of that work, including proposed additional capacity and a $20 million bill, has sparked … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Tempting as it is to put an exclamation point after that headline, we will refrain. (Although solid waste is pretty interesting).  But if you ever wondered about the … more
MONTICELLO, NY — I guess this is one of those stories where you can read the headline and you’re good to go.  But yes, some radioactive waste was found in the trash at the … more
SWAN LAKE, NY — Amid recent discussions about reasons why the Sullivan County Airport wasn’t up for sale, nobody mentioned PFAS. However, Linda Reik, a board member with the Sullivan … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — A May 26 special meeting of the Tusten Town Board was held via Zoom to conduct a state environmental quality review (SEQR), or environmental impact assessment, for the Tusten … more
Big donation to emergency pantry WAYNE AND PIKE COUNTIES, PA —The combined effort of the Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau and the Western Wayne National Honor Society yielded approximately $450 worth … more
Global and domestic recycling markets have been weak in recent years, but this does not mean recycling has or should stop. Other than very unpopular landfills or solid-waste incinerators, recycling … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Tusten Energy Committee supplied additional facts about its plan to manage food waste with an anaerobic digester. In an effort to reduce compostable refuse, which … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Food waste goes in; clear liquid fertilizer comes out. In oversimplified terms, that’s how Tusten’s new commercial enclosed digester will work. Tusten Energy … more
HONESDALE, PA — Usually, when governments get a large volume of responses to a request for proposals (RFP), there is a large amount of money involved. On July 11, Wayne County had eight … more
Many folks fantasize about homesteading, gardening and being self-sufficient, yet very few actually achieve a level of sustainability that negates their carbon footprint. However, the key to this … more
CALLICOON, NY — Grocery shopping in Callicoon may be getting bulkier—and more sustainable. The Callicoon Pantry, set to open in August, will be an environmentally friendly, … more
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