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Municipal recycling leaders connect in Austin

Published: August 15, 2022
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View of a Resource Recycling Conference session.

More than 600 recycling stakeholders are in Austin, Texas for the 2022 Resource Recycling Conference. | Big Wave Productions/Resource Recycling, Inc.

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.

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Haulers continued to enjoy markets in second quarter

Published: August 15, 2022
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Waste Management truck

Waste Management and other North American waste and recycling haulers saw rising revenues in the most recent quarter. | Dan Leif/Resource Recycling, Inc.

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.

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NERC 2Q bale value report shows upward trend

Published: August 15, 2022
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Recovered fiber bales at a recycling facility.

A recent survey of Northeast MRFs found the blended average value of a ton of recyclables was nearly $170 during the second quarter. | SocoXbreed/Shutterstock

The value of curbside recyclables increased in the second quarter of 2022, according to a bale study conducted by the Northeast Recycling Council.

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C-suite survey shows sustainability top choice for cuts

Published: August 15, 2022
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Nearly 40% of surveyed CFOs and CEOs said that sustainability initiatives would be the first cut in tight financial times. | Jirapong Manustrong/Shutterstock

A survey of CEOs and chief financial officers suggested that when businesses are considering cuts amid current economic headwinds, sustainability initiatives are among the first to go.

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