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Our top stories from October 2021

Published: November 2, 2021
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Soup cartons for recycling.

A look into food and beverage carton recycling in Massachusetts was of interest to readers last month. | Velour Noire / Shutterstock

Readers last month were drawn to articles about carton difficulties in Massachusetts, recyclability labeling policies, market pricing and more.

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Our top stories from September 2021

Published: October 5, 2021
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Calif. capitol building in Sacramento.

Readers followed legislative developments out of the Golden State last month. | Feoktistoff/Shutterstock

Articles about California, California and more California drew our readers’ interest last month.

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Our top stories from August 2021

Published: September 8, 2021
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Recycling contamination checks in Olympia, Wash.

Our coverage of the national trend of cart tagging as a contamination abatement strategy was of interest to readers last month. | Courtesy of city of Olympia.

Readers were drawn to articles about the country’s second producer responsibility law for packaging, as well as coverage of our Program of the Year awards, cart tagging and more.

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Our top stories from July 2021

Published: August 10, 2021
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TerraCycle logo

News of a lawsuit against TerraCycle and brand owners was of interest to readers in July. | photo_gonzo / Shutterstock

Our coverage of a TerraCycle lawsuit grabbed lots of reader attention last month. Stories on Maine’s EPR law and a new Pratt paper mill were popular as well.

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Our top stories from June 2021

Published: July 7, 2021
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Baled OCC stacked for recycling.

Recovered fiber pricing news was of interest to readers in June. | BAO Images Bildaentur / Shutterstock

Articles covering market dynamics, packaging stewardship policies and an emerging material stream drew reader attention last month.

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Our top stories from May 2021

Published: June 2, 2021
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View of the Georgia-Pacific facility.

Readers were drawn to news that paper products manufacturer Georgia-Pacific has opened a processing unit to recover fiber from contaminated streams. | Courtesy of Georgia-Pacific.

Articles about markets for recycled paper and plastics drew lots of clicks last month. Readers were also drawn to our coverage of container deposit and EPR legislation.

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Our top stories from April 2021

Published: May 4, 2021
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Fire truck in motion with lights on.

Readers last month were drawn to news of the latest example of the industry trend of fires caused by improperly disposed batteries and electronics. | BlurAZ/Shutterstock

News about a battery fire that shut down a city’s MRF drew readers last month, along with a mix of stories touching on markets, policies and investments.

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Our top stories from March 2021

Published: April 13, 2021
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U.S. Capitol with reflecting pond in foreground.

Federal plastics recycling legislation was of interest to readers in March. | S-F/Shutterstock

Readers last month were drawn to articles covering export data, federal and state legislative developments, market pricing and more.

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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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