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Our top stories from October 2022

Published: November 1, 2022
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Bales of plastics for recycling.

Greenpeace’s report calling into question the viability of the plastics recycling industry drew attention last month. | MuhammadAzman/Shutterstock

Greenpeace’s controversial assertions about plastics recycling drew our readers’ clicks last month, along with a market pricing look at a couple of fiber recycling opinion pieces. Continue Reading

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Our top stories from September 2022

Published: October 10, 2022
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Walmart beauty products aisle with cart and shopper.

News that a collaboration will bring recycling collection for certain health and beauty products to select Walmart stores was of interest to readers last month. | Chanandra Ramsurrun/Shutterstock

Coverage of a steep bale pricing downturn, closure of a plastics recycling plant, the launch of a Walmart recycling program and other news drew our readers’ attention last month.

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Our top stories from August 2022

Published: September 7, 2022
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Washington, D.C. recycling collection truck.

News that Washington, D.C. and Fayetteville, Ark. were named the 2022 Recycling Programs of the Year drew attention last month. | Courtesy of the city of Washington, D.C.

The 2022 Program of the Year award winners, a sharp bale pricing downturn and other news drew our readers’ clicks last month.

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Our top stories from July 2022

Published: August 8, 2022
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Great Lakes Tissue plant interior.

A Michigan carton recycling collaboration was of interest to readers last month. | Courtesy of Great Lakes Tissue

Last month, our readers were hungry to learn about a paper mill’s efforts to clean up its residuals to enable future materials recovery, among other news.

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Our top stories from June 2022

Published: July 6, 2022
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California flag and U.S. flag with blue sky background.

The legislative process surrounding California’s EPR bill was of interest to readers last month. | rarrarorro/Shutterstock

Last month, Resource Recycling readers were drawn to stories about recycling policy, particularly producer responsibility proposals.

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Our top stories from May 2022

Published: June 14, 2022
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Close up view of an bale of UBCs for recycling.

News of an upcoming $2.5B aluminum recycling plant from Novelis was of interest to readers last month. | Courtesy of Novelis

Articles about extended producer responsibility legislation attracted ample clicks last month, along with news about a planned new aluminum recycling plant and the U.S. paper recycling rate.

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Our top stories from April 2022

Published: May 3, 2022
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Aerial shot of port activity.

Analysis of how snarls in global supply chains are impacting recycling equipment providers and MRF operators was of interest to readers last month. | BaanTaksinStudio/Shutterstock

A variety of articles drew our readers’ interest last month, including coverage of a large MRF contract, a battle over EPR in Colorado, equipment delivery delays and more.

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Our top stories from March 2022

Published: April 5, 2022
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Plastics processing in Republic's Las Vegas recycling facility.

News that Republic Services will be vertically integrating in plastics was of interest to readers last month. | Courtesy of Republic Services

By and large, issues concerning scrap plastics drew our readers’ attention and clicks last month.

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Our top stories from February 2022

Published: March 15, 2022
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Staff picks material off the sort line in a materials processing facility.

Our analysis of hauler earnings reports were of interest to readers last month. | Photick/Shutterstock

Articles touching on bottle bills, Waste Management and more drew our readers’ clicks in February.

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Our top stories from January 2022

Published: February 1, 2022
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California and U.S. flags

Readers were drawn to news of the latest data on California’s diversion rate. | 20B.20Banke/Shutterstock

California’s recycling rate, Waste Management’s investment in a roofing board manufacturer, a “problematic” plastics list and more drew our readers’ clicks last month.

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