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Our top stories from February 2021

Published: March 2, 2021
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Cardboard collected for recycling.

Readers last month were drawn to an insider’s analysis of recycled fiber markets. | Quang Ho/Shutterstock

Readers last month were drawn to articles covering recovered material markets and movement, racial diversity in the recycling sector, the effects of industry consolidation and more.

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Our top stories from January 2021

Published: February 2, 2021
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Robotic gripper from AMP Robotics at work on a recycling line.

Details on advancements in robotic sortation for recycling facilities garnered attention last month. | Courtesy of AMP Robotics.

Articles covering extended producer responsibility policy, recycling and trucking markets, and technology installations drew our readers’ interest last month.

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Our top stories from December 2020

Published: January 19, 2021
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Chinese flag with the Yangtze River in background.

Readers were drawn to news that the Chinese government confirmed a full ban on scrap imports would be coming into effect Jan. 1, 2021. | Wangkun Jia/Shutterstock

Articles about a range of topics drew attention last month, including export restrictions, market prices and our detailed analysis of PPP loan recipients in the industry.

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Our top stories from November 2020

Published: December 1, 2020
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Ship docked at the Phy My port in Vietnam.

News that Vietnam will no longer allow imports of U.S. mixed paper drew attention last month. | Domicile Media/Shutterstock

Articles about fiber markets, the U.S. recycling rate, waste reduction and brand owner commitments drew our readers’ clicks last month.

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Our top stories from October 2020

Published: November 3, 2020
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Baled OCC for recycling.

Last month, readers were drawn to a story about shifting markets in Ontario. | joi54/Shutterstock

Articles about government and private-sector groups proposing recycling fixes, along with market analysis, drew readers’ attention last month.

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Our top stories from September 2020

Published: October 6, 2020
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Recycling bin full of cardboard boxes.

News readers last month were drawn to the latest insights on fiber tonnages in the recycling stream. | Cari Rubin Photography/Shutterstock

An update on OCC supply and demand was our most-viewed online story last month. Wider market analysis, recycling legislation from California and China import news also collected the clicks.
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Our top stories from August 2020

Published: September 9, 2020
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Sorted plastics at a recycling facility.

News that Brightmark is seeking over 1,000,000 tons of difficult-to-recycle plastics for chemical recycling captured clicks in August. | hiv360/Shutterstock

Articles about a mixed-plastics outlet, paper markets and recycling legislation drew our readers’ attention last month.

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Our top stories from July 2020

Published: August 4, 2020
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Waste Connections recycling collection truck unloads material at the Balcones MRF in Austin, Texas.

Insight from a leader at Waste Connections drew attention last month. | Resource Recycling file photo.

MRF, hauler, market, technology and exports articles all landed on our read-most list last month.

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Our top stories from June 2020

Published: July 7, 2020
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The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

News about federal plastics recycling legislation garnered lots of attention last month. | Corlia vWyk/Shutterstock

Our readers were drawn to a variety of articles last month, including those covering plastics legislation, paper plant shutdowns, market updates and more.

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Our top stories from May 2020

Published: June 2, 2020
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News about falling recycling revenues for the largest waste haulers in North America captured attention in May.| Rosamar/Shutterstock

Articles about markets, markets and more markets drew clicks from our readers last month.

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