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A Virtual Tour of JHU Homewood Campus Recycling Program

Did you know that JHU Homewood Campus ...

  • diverted 865 tons of material in FY’16?
  • handles over 1,500 lbs of organics daily?

... all this despite a diverse, transient and high density population and a full range of waste streams!

NWRA Announces Recycling Award Winners

Released September 20, 2016 by National Waste & Recycling Association

National Waste & Recycling Association Honors the Very Best in Recycling Innovation, Education and Partnerships.

Industry Professionals from throughout The Nation Gather to Celebrate Innovators, Changemakers and Trade Advancements at the Second Annual Waste360 Recycling Summit

The National Recycling Coalition 2016 Awards Recipients

For Immediate Release, September 19, 2016, by The National Recycling Coalition

This September, The National Recycling Coalition honored recycling awards recipients at the Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans. The awards were presented to the recipients at the 2016 Murray J. Fox Scholarship and NRC Annual Awards Luncheon.

Procurement Opportunity from Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority

Request for Proposals for Acceptable Organics Processing on Behalf of  Montgomery County, MD Now Available. The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (“Authority”) is requesting proposals from qualified companies to provide the acceptance, processing and sales of an end-product for certain Commercial and, eventually, Residential Organics (“Acceptable Organics”) generally collected in Montgomery County, Maryland (“County”). The County, in an effort to further divert material to meets is goal of 70% diversion, is seeking to establish a robust organics diversion system within its borders over the next few years.

Recycling Soap for the Global Good

Submitted by Peter Houstle, executive director, MRN

At the close of a conference I recently attended, Derek Kayango, founder of the Global Soap Project, brought the audience to tears, laughter, and ultimately their feet with the story of his journey from survival, discovery, and eventually to global service. Barely escaping civil war in Uganda as a boy in 1979, Kayango went into exile and after several years, made his way to Philadelphia where he found himself face-to-face with a level of abundance that boggled his mind and subsequently inspired the Global Soap Project.