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Giant haulers report higher recycling revenues in 2016

by Jared Paben

A rebound in commodity values meant substantial recycling-related revenue boosts for North America’s two largest residential haulers.

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EPA pick draws ire of former agency employees

by Colin Staub

Former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is the new leader of the U.S. EPA. Although he was confirmed by the Senate and took the reins Feb. 17, Pruitt’s appointment has been criticized by a number of opponents, including hundreds of former agency staffers.

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China announces ‘Sword’ crackdown on illegal recyclable material imports

by Jared Paben

A campaign aimed at curbing criminal activity could cause headaches for those legally sending recyclable materials across the Pacific Ocean.

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Study up: Recycling lessons and connections on college campuses

by Kelly Domino

Municipal leaders can learn a thing or two from forward-thinking materials diversion efforts taking place at higher-ed institutions across the country. 
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Lifting more than recycling rates

by Alex Papali

A grassroots campaign in Boston is pushing the city down a path toward zero waste. Organizers hope the shift in materials management creates jobs and improves lives for lower income populations.

Resource Recycling magazine, Dec. 2016

Connecting with the future

by Margaret Derringer

Shrinking landfill capacity but worsening recycling rates — that’s what many local governments are facing these days. One sanitation district is responding to those concerns by bringing digitally savvy outreach to public schools.

Resource Recycling, Oct. 2016

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