Resource Recycling News

News from Novelis, SWANA and more

Industry Announcements

The National Steering Committee of Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs and Small Business Ombudsmen recognized the Cincinnati Recycling and Reuse Hub with the 2022 Small Business Environmental Stewardship Award. 

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) announced the planned retirement of longstanding Executive Director Lynn Rubinstein. NERC also launched a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Connect listserv. 

Novelis released its first Green Bond Report, highlighting that it allocated $140 million to increase recycling capacity and reduce usage of primary aluminum.

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) responded to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s report showing a 15% increase in traffic fatalities in 2021. 

Nonprofit group Upstream released three new fact sheets on extended producer responsibility (EPR), covering how EPR helps create jobs, reduces climate emissions from packaging and helps businesses save money.

Western Michigan University is offering a two-day course on fiber recycling in August.

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