Back to Top

TOP STORIES

Stakeholders respond to California recyclability report

by

California regulators released a preliminary report on which commodities the state might consider recyclable, with promising results for many materials but a handful of low scores that drew criticism from manufacturers and others earlier this month. 

Photo Caption | Brandon Bourdages/Shutterstock

Corrugated box producer closes three facilities

by

North American fiber packaging giant Cascades announced that a recycled paper mill and two corrugated converting plants have closed permanently, citing a handful of factors including market conditions.

Corrrugated boxes at the factory.

Lawsuit over brand’s recyclability claims continues

by

A lawsuit over Colgate-Palmolive marketing its Tom’s of Maine and Colgate brand toothpaste tubes as recyclable is moving forward. 

Toms maine toothpaste_George W. Bailey_shutterstock

Want more recycling news?

See all of the latest recycling news headlines and sign up to receive our reporting in your inbox directly so you don’t miss any breaking news.

Save the Date! 2024 Resource Recycling Conference

FROM THE PRINT EDITION

Chasing consistency

by Sarah Edwards

By developing clear specification guidelines for chemical recycling feedstock, stakeholders can maximize emerging technologies and better understand how all types of processors might complement one another.

0422rr_edwards_header-web

Methodology matters

by Alyssa Harben and Lucy Pierce

Two researchers from a packaging group detail best practices for successfully analyzing recycling programs and waste decision-making.

0422rr_harben_header-web

Reversing the trend

by Matt James

Glass recycling tonnages have been falling in North Carolina, but coordinated action from a variety of stakeholders is helping to improve processing and bring back collection in some areas.

0522rr_james_header-web

Time for a test

by Andre Lehmann and Alex Wolf

As sortation technology advances and MRF operators encounter new pressures and opportunities, it’s becoming increasingly critical to try before you buy.

0422rr_lehmann_header-web

Want more from the Print Edition?

Browse through years of past editions online. For early access to all content, start a subscription today.