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Meet the Speakers: TerraCycle exec talks ocean plastics

Published: February 8, 2017
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Brett Stevens, TerraCycle

Brett Stevens, TerraCycle

In the run-up to next month’s Plastics Recycling 2017, we sat down with some of the industry experts who will be taking the conference stage. This week, we offer a Q&A with Brett Stevens of TerraCycle, who discusses his company’s partnership with a consumer-products giant to turn marine debris into new packaging.

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Study explores what works — and what doesn’t do much — in curbside recycling

Published: December 14, 2016
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A report from The Recycling Partnership and U.S. EPA lays bare the reality there is no silver bullet for creating a stellar curbside recycling program. That being said, researchers did paint a detailed portrait of what successful programs look like.

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Q&A: Takeaways from a nationwide analysis

Published: December 13, 2016
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Cody Marshall, The Recycling Partnership

The State of Curbside Recycling Report offered one of the most comprehensive assessments to date of the factors affecting municipal collection. The lead researcher for the study discusses some of the statistics and surprises (see related story).

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Group says 10 percent of California redemption centers closed this year

Published: April 5, 2016
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California Flag / Joseph_Sohm, ShutterstockCalifornia has under-subsidized its container redemption centers to the tune of $43 million in recent years, leading a significant number of them to close, according to the Container Recycling Institute.

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