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A major Iowa newspaper has explored how hammered recyclables markets forced Mid America Recycling to send paper to landfills this year.
Stakeholders from a variety of recycling industry sectors convened for the annual ISRI2019 convention last week. Here are some takeaways from the residential recycling portion of the event.
Scrap fiber exports to China collapsed in 2021, but the rest of the world more than made up the difference. Scrap plastics, however, continued their years-long decline in shipments.