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.
A half-hour’s drive northwest of downtown Milwaukee, the largest MRF in Wisconsin is working to extract value from the region’s single-stream recyclables. And it has recently added robotics and other sortation technology to help improve efficiency.
Waste and recycling industry safety has received elevated attention in recent years as injuries and fatalities have risen. Despite collaboration and the heightened focus, the numbers show little improvement.