Two can manufacturers have developed a lease-to-own approach for recycling facilities looking to target UBCs in a more effective way.
With a little help from The Recycling Partnership’s Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, a Fresno-based MRF has entered the world of robotics.
by Jordan P. Howell, Jordan Moore and Daniel Folkinshteyn
Three researchers argue that the current system of trading recycled materials has led to inconsistencies in material quality and excessive price fluctuation. They note a centralized exchange for futures trading would benefit processors, cities and end users.
An analysis by Resource Recycling Systems shows just how much further advanced yard debris recovery is in Michigan compared with food scraps composting.
by Larry Christley
An industry veteran describes how the Six Sigma framework can help MRF operators, local program officials and others develop leaner processes to boost margins and bolster safety.
by Neil Tangri
An expert at activist group GAIA says technical barriers and environmental concerns will keep plastic-to-jet-fuel technologies from taking off, despite the Biden administration’s goals.