Aluminum

Ronnie Berry (L), 52, and Mark Aimes (R), 48, are charged with theft of materials for several copper thefts in Duncanville. (credit: Duncanville Police Dept.)

Suspected School Copper Thieves Arrested

Duncanville police say they have caught the men responsible for stealing copper from several locations throughout the city, including eight school buildings.

09/17/2012

Bails of cardboard and aluminum cans are seen next to each other at a waste recycling facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Recycling Effort Increased By Letting Trash Comingle

If you’re one of those people who don’t think recycling is sexy the industry has a buzzword just for you – ‘commingling’. More and more folks are doing it, with the goal of diminishing the garbage stream.

10/06/2011

An American Airlines jet lands on May 28, 2009 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

American Airlines Steps Up Recycling Efforts

Just last year, American Airlines flight attendants raised $90,000 for charity by recycling aluminum cans used by airline passengers.

09/29/2011