January 10, 2012
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Wales Sets 50 Percent Recycling Target for 2012

Wales is aiming to solidify its position as the country with the highest recycling rates in the U.K. by calling for residents and businesses to recycle 50 percent of their waste in 2012. Environment Minister John Griffiths applauded residents for their growing interest in waste diversion but told them not to “rest on their laurels” [...] Continue reading

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October 13, 2010
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Seattle Passes Nation’s First Phone Book Opt-Out Law

“Opt-in” and “opt-out” have been buzzwords in the telephone directory industry for years, so this week’s Seattle City Council Bill enforcing an opt-out registry system for city residents may not come as a surprise. However, the law also requires directory publishers to pay $148 per ton of books to cover the city’s costs of recycling [...] Continue reading

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