An Indiana Senate committee on Tuesday approved House Bill 1441, which would make it illegal to sell air-conditioner coils or catalytic converters without proof of ownership.
The money, long ago diverted by Gov. Daniels to the state’s general fund, would help reduce landfill waste and lower manufacturing costs.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office has filed criminal charges against six people it says were part of a metal theft ring that targeted vacant commercial buildings in Indianapolis and Anderson.
Innovate Indy, a program of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center and Public Allies Indianapolis, encourages citizens to act on their ideas for improving the city. One of the most promising ideas to result: Re-Hub, which aims to reuse materials from abandoned homes.
Some manufacturers favor legislation that would encourage consumers to return their empties.
Supplier to begin producing door part made from kenaf, a plant similar to bamboo but related to cotton.
Waste management districts would need county OK to levy property taxes to fund their programs.
An Indiana law designed to keep hazardous chemicals out of landfills is causing an overflow of unwanted electronics at a central Indiana waste district's offices.
A Chinese entrepreneur intends to open his first U.S. tire-recycling facility in Indiana. Good Time Technology Development is considering vacant industrial sites in Connersville, Kokomo and Muncie.
Among Melina Kennedy’s priorities is educating residents and businesses about recycling and making it more convenient.
A $4M machine sorts newspaper, glass, plastic quickly from as far away as Evansville.
The head of the continent’s largest producer of bottled water told Indiana recycling advocates his industry should take more responsibility in the reuse of plastic bottles.