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Municipal recycling leaders connect in Austin

by Jared Paben

A sold-out Resource Recycling Conference kicked off this week with in-depth explorations of how public policy and technology advancements are set to transform the recycling industry.

View of a Resource Recycling Conference session.

Haulers continued to enjoy markets in second quarter

by Jared Paben

North America’s largest haulers all reported substantial year-over-year recycling boosts during the second quarter, although revenue numbers cooled somewhat from earlier in the year.

Waste Management truck

Glass group explores lease-to-own program for MRF equipment

by Jared Paben

The Glass Packaging Institute is developing a leasing model to help more MRFs finance glass cleanup systems.

Pile of glass cullet for recycling.

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Resource Recycling Conference


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.


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.


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.


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.


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