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About Colin Staub

Colin-StaubColin Staub has been a reporter at Resource Recycling since January 2017. Before that he worked as a reporter at the weekly newspaper in Newberg, Oregon, and has been a freelance writer at other publications in Portland. He can be contacted at [email protected]

Q&A: How recyclability plays into Walmart’s sustainability plan

Published: May 2, 2017
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Laura Phillips, Walmart’s vice president of corporate affairs and sustainability, speaks at the company’s recent sustainability summit.

The world’s largest retailer has identified packaging recyclability as a key component of Project Gigaton, its recently announced effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its supply chain.

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RR Exclusive: Waste Management builds trash-sorting MRF near Oakland

Published: April 18, 2017
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Construction progress on Waste Management’s Alameda County facility as of February 2017. Photo credit: CalRecycle

An organics-focused operation in California estimated to cost more than $120 million will extract recoverable material¬†from municipal solid waste. But it’s not aimed at replacing curbside recycling and compost collection.

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