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 $4M machine sorts newspaper, glass, plastic quickly from as far away as Evansville.
The device is projected to save Prince Group office at Stifel Nicolaus & Co. more than $3,000 in paper alone.
Just a few minutes northeast of vibrant Monument Circle lurks the most notorious graveyard of Indianapolis’ industrial heyday—at least 70 of the city’s 500 brownfields. Now planners and developers aspire to revitalize the most contaminated neighborhood in Indianapolis into a success story.
Mayor Greg Ballard plans to renegotiate the city’s trash-collection-and-processing deals, a move aimed at boosting Indianapolis’
woeful 3.5-percent curbside-recycling rate and making the city one of the best environmental stewards in the Midwest.
A developer who has been trying for 31 years to build a central Indiana landfill says he’s ready to start construction after
receiving a state permit.
Collectors and recyclers of obsolete electronics have until Jan. 1 to enroll with the state’s E-Waste Program.
West Lafayette’s city council has delayed implementation of a new “pay as you throw” garbage collection system.
A company planning to build a $285 million plant that would turn trash into ethanol has narrowed its site search to three
locations in northwestern Indiana.
Even for those with
a vested interest in the battle over a proposed landfill near Anderson, it’s hard to get too worked up over the latest twist
before the courts or government agencies. After all, the Mallard Lake Landfill battle is in its 29th year.
Indianapolis-based engineering and consulting giant RW Armstrong has become lead investor in an upstart ethanol firm that
would apply novel technology to make the automotive fuel without using corn as the key ingredient. It would be the first big
commercial plant in Indiana to make the alcohol fuel with so-called cellulosic material–the holy grail, of sorts, in the
World War II could have been fought seven times over since Ralph Reed and sons first tried to build Mallard Lake Landfill
outside of Anderson. The Reeds’ dream of big cash from trash has
upset hundreds of residents in subdivision-dotted fields since the family asked Madison County to rezone their 254-acre farm
in the 1970s.