The Windy City’s recycling rate sees another drop, and some residents are unhappy with the way Charlotte, N.C. wants OCC placed in the cart.
The U.S. officially withdraws from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and an Oklahoma community struggles with high rates of contamination in curbside carts.
Market recovery is on display in a Colorado city, and a recycled-content manufacturer pledges major investments in the U.S.
Surges in commodity prices during the first quarter drove huge recycling revenue gains for Waste Management, Republic Services and Waste Connections.
For North America’s largest haulers, recycling pleasure has given way to pain. After enjoying big returns from higher commodity prices in the first quarter, three recycling giants noted tumbling fiber prices in April.