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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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Helping cities and MRFs find common ground on contracts

Published: September 13, 2016
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Contracts / Jared Paben, Resource RecyclingWhen it comes to materials processing contracts, the debate is often framed in black and white: taxpayers versus shareholders battling to collect the financial rewards of recycling and avoid the costs.

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