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Waste Connections acquires Oregon-based Rogue Disposal & Recycling; Rogue provides waste services to 50,000 customers in Jackson County area, owns two landfills, processes 2,000 tons of waste/day, produces compost, natural gas for electricity

Scientists develop biodegradable cellulose filter paper for removing pharmaceuticals from wastewater; filter removes the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug meloxicam from water with 87% efficiency, at 2,500 mg/g capacity: Alzahra University

Scientists develop silkworm silk which is 70% stronger than spider silk by removing sticky outer layer, manually re-spinning silk; silk is biodegradable, biocompatible, and can be used in biomedicine for stitches, surgical mesh, tissue regeneration

California governor signs bill to phase out single-use plastic produce bags in supermarkets; bags must be replaced no later than Jan. 1, 2025, with recycled paper bags or bags made of compostable plastic

AF&PA CEO issues statement in response to renewed discussions about New Jersey's paper bag ban; New Jersey is only state that has banned paper bags, but 100% recyclable, reusable, compostable paper bags can be 'sustainable choice, environmental solution'

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