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Good Business: Karton Chernozemie

December 14, 2013 by Charles Arthur

Russian Refuse

According to a recent report by the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), more than 48 million metric tons of municipal solid waste was generated in the Russian Federation in 2010, 95% of which was sent for disposal, mostly in landfill sites.[read more]

California Communities Spend Nearly $500M Yearly Keeping Trash Out Of Waterways

September 1, 2013 by NRDC Switchboard

California Trash and Water

A new report showed that California communities are spending nearly half a billion dollars annually in preventing trash from polluting the state’s beaches, rivers, and ocean. The report surveyed 95 communities ranging in size from just over 700 residents to over 4 million.[read more]