by Jared Paben
A MRF and municipality may feel their contract is fair, until a dive in commodity prices or spike in contamination leaves someone unhappy. A new report from The Recycling Partnership strives to help the parties prepare for difficult circumstances.
by Jared Paben
A California court has given proponents of a California plastic waste initiative more time to gather signatures, all but assuring it will make the ballot, according to supporters.
RRS analyzed MRF ownership in North America and found that over 50% of facilities are operated by one of four large waste companies: Waste Management, Republic Services, Waste Connections or GFL Environmental.
by Pierre Benabidès and Sara-Emmanuelle Dubois
In Quebec, producers have helped fund recycling of printed paper and packaging since 1989, but overseas market shifts have recently spurred changes in the province’s policy. Stakeholders pondering producer responsibility elsewhere would be wise to understand the details.
by Lynn Rubinstein
To help counter growing skepticism about the value of recycling, two groups in the Northeast have compiled a list of the wide variety of regional end users consuming curbside materials.
by Colin Staub
Each year, as many as 3 million visitors come through Teton County, Wyo., drawn in large part by the area’s scenic destinations. With so many out-of-towners coming through, local recycling coordinators have to stay on their toes when it comes to outreach and education.