Landfills http://wunc.org en Manufacturers Brainstorm To Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Packaging Materials http://wunc.org/post/manufacturers-brainstorm-reduce-reuse-recycle-packaging-materials <p></p><p>A growing contingent of manufacturers is working to make products with packaging that won't end up in a landfill.</p><p></p><p>They'll have a workshop devoted to education and idea-swapping at this week's Zeroing in on Waste Reduction event in Asheville. Carolina Recycling Association hosts the annual conference and trade show, which will gather 700 exhibitors, businesses, speakers and participants.</p><p></p><p>Diane Davis is the executive director of the CRA. She said making products that limit waste can be cost-effective while being environmentally friendly.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:31:15 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 32967 at http://wunc.org Manufacturers Brainstorm To Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Packaging Materials State Senate Approves Bill Loosening Restrictions On Landfills http://wunc.org/post/state-senate-approves-bill-loosening-restrictions-landfills <p>Lawmakers in the state senate have passed a measure that scales back restrictions on landfills.<br><br><a href="http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&amp;BillID=SB328&amp;submitButton=Go">Senate Bill 328</a> would reduce buffers between wildlife refuges, state parks, and game lands. Garbage trucks transporting material to landfills would no longer have to be leak-proof, but only leak-resistant. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 09:06:26 +0000 Jessica Jones 17832 at http://wunc.org State Senate Approves Bill Loosening Restrictions On Landfills