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News from CalRecycle, LRS and more

CalRecycle revised its beverage container handling fees, effective July 1, from 0.607 cents per container to 1.158 cents, citing the passage of SB 156

The Canadian Beverage Association and Eunomia Research & Consulting said in a report that the most effective way for Ontario to achieve a 90% recovery rate for beverage containers is to expand the province’s existing deposit system with more locations to redeem bottles and cans for 10 cents each.

Moody’s and S&P both downgraded the credit rating for Midwest hauler and MRF operator LRS, due in part to high debt leverage, but the rating agencies maintained stable outlooks for the company.

Insulation manufacturers in the U.S. used 2.3 billion pounds of recycled glass in 2023, while Canadian facilities used more than 381 million pounds, according to a North American Insulation Manufacturers Association member survey.  

The Northeast Recycling Council has redesigned its website to include a new community events calendar, a resources hub and news section.


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