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About Lacey Evans

Lacey EvansLacey Evans was a staff writer at Resource Recycling, Inc. until January 2017. Resource Recycling, Inc. publishes Resource Recycling, Plastics Recycling Update and E-Scrap News.            

Study finds half of U.S. is automatically enrolled in curbside recycling

Published: August 10, 2016
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cityscape recycling / DRogatnev, ShutterstockThe Centralized Study on Availability of Recycling started as a report to examine recycling acceptance rates for certain types of packaging. That narrow focus morphed into a comprehensive study regarding the larger issue of recycling accessibility in America.

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State officials in California propose push toward EPR

Published: September 14, 2016
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 Plastic Packaging / amstockphoto, Shutterstock A memo circulating within California’s waste management agency says the packaging industry has failed to offer up viable voluntary options to help the state significantly cut down the amount of packaging material going to disposal.

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