Plastic Free

Rethinking Plastic Sarasota Launches 'Bad Five Free' Campaign

The campaign aims to educate restaurants and consumers about the dangers of single-use plastics.

10/12/2018 By Megan McDonald

Construction

Builder Donates Recycled Condo Materials

Seaward Development and Habitat ReStore recently removed reusable items from a 1974 building set to be demolished this fall.

09/14/2018 By Staff

Wax On

Half Moon Wax Wraps Offer an Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Plastic Wrap

Maggie Hughes wants consumers to replace commonly used cling film with her eco-friendly, antibacterial, compostable alternative.

08/30/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Skip the Straw

A New Group Works to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic

Rethinking Plastic Sarasota holds quarterly meetings to educate the public about plastic consumption, reduction and legislation.

08/29/2018 By Megan McDonald

The Plastics

How to Cut Back on Plastic Use

Start with the "bad five."

04/20/2018 By Megan McDonald

Environment

Goodwill Diverted 41.2 Million Pounds of Goods From Landfills Last Year

The nonprofit's resale, recycling and salvage operations keep millions of pounds of junk out of landfills and also generate revenue for Goodwill and its partners.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Openings

Recycling Company Plans New Sarasota Facility

Single Stream Recyclers—based in Cocoa, Florida—is planning to build a new facility in north Sarasota and hire up to 80 new employees by the end of 2018.

05/18/2017 By staff

Environment

Ribbon-Cutting Set for Recycling Facility

Waste Pro is marking the official opening of its Manatee County recycling facility with a ribbon-cutting Wednesday, Feb. 8.

02/07/2017 By staff

Environment

Waste Pro Opens New Manatee County Recycling Facility

Waste Pro, a waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal company, will celebrate the grand opening of its new SRQ Material Recovery Facility on Wednesday.

07/26/2016 Research by staff

Appointments

Waste Management Manager Joins Recycle Florida Today Board

Waste Management public sector solutions manager Stephanie Kissinger was recently elected to the Recycle Florida Today Board of Directors.

07/25/2016 Research by staff