AIMPLAS is developing portable MRFs to improve waste management in rural areas. 

Canada’s ban on some single-use plastics, including bags, straws and cutlery, took effect Dec. 20. 

Colorado’s Eco-Cycle released a toolkit to help communities implement plastic bag fees. 

The Illinois Recycling Foundation hired Sue Steilen as executive director. 

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) launched a recycling jobs docuseries.

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a carpet recycling bill into law.

The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) chose Martin Suuberg as executive director. 

Recycle Florida Today is working with the US Composting Council to form a chapter called the Florida Composting Council to help advance composting in the state.