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Oregon counties collect batteries at curbside

Published: February 6, 2023
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Gresham, Ore.’s educational materials explaining the new curbside battery recycling system to residents. | Courtesy of the city of Gresham, Ore.

Clackamas County, Ore. is the latest county in the state to adopt a different approach to battery collection and fire prevention. 
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Closed Loop’s push to link MRFs, organics and more

Published: January 9, 2023
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Inside Balcones Resources' Austin, Texas MRF.

Balcones Resources’ MRF in Austin, Texas is one of a dozen recycling facilities now owned by newly launched company Circular Services. | Jared Paben / Resource Recycling, Inc.

Last year’s launch of Circular Services created a new family of varied recycling companies, yet they’re all focused on a circular economy and are fueled with hundreds of millions of dollars in fresh capital. 

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MRF updates from Iowa, Canada and Guantanamo Bay

Published: January 2, 2023
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Machinex equipment in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Machinex brought a single-stream processing system and various other processing, baling and shredding equipment on-line at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. | Courtesy of Machinex

New MRF equipment is coming to both Guantanamo Bay and Iowa. Meanwhile, commodity pricing for Ontario in November showed a mixed bag.
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What to do to access new EPA grant funding

Published: December 12, 2022
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Folders showing grants, projects and funding titles.

Entities can submit an optional intent to apply for the grants by Dec. 15, and the application deadline is Jan. 16. The EPA anticipates dispersing funds in summer or fall of 2023. | Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock

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With deadlines for two large EPA recycling grants fast approaching, one expert suggests double-checking project goals and making sure all the pre-application work is done.

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