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MRN Markets Update – May 29, 2020

MRN Markets Update – May 29, 2020

What does the future hold for national and local market conditions and trends in the age of COVID? On May 29, 2020, Melissa Filiaggi, MRN President, and Manager, Recycling for the Maryland Environmental Service along with Joe Pickard, Chief Economist and Director of...

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COVID-19 Check-In: Recyclers’ Virtual Town Hall #2 Recap

COVID-19 Check-In: Recyclers’ Virtual Town Hall #2 Recap

On April 21, we gathered virtually for the second of our Recycler’s Town Halls to chat about how we continue to cope with the pandemic. We were joined by Michelle Blair, Recycling Coordinator for the City of Laurel, and Tony Drury, Operations Supervisor/Recycling...

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Coping with COVID-19 – Virtual Town Hall

Coping with COVID-19 – Virtual Town Hall

The current COVID-19 crisis has affected the recycling and solid waste industry in unique ways. While some employees may have the option of working from home, many solid waste employees don’t. After all, it’s difficult to work from home when your job requires the...

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MRN Recycling Awards Call for Nominations is Open

MRN Recycling Awards Call for Nominations is Open

Do you know someone who is a committed recycler? Do you belong to an organization, government agency, or business that has demonstrated leadership in waste reduction and/or recycling? Do you have a marketing plan for increasing recycling that is outstanding? Do you know of a recycling program that is extraordinary?

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Leverage the Loop!

Leverage the Loop!

On Tuesday, February 11, we listened in as Benjamin Weir, Business Development Manager at TerraCycle, shared how Loop delivers a fundamental change in product ownership and brings entirely new thinking to packaging design. Durability enables reusability, elevated design & new features.

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EPA Announces Grant Opportunity for Pollution Prevention Technical Assistance

EPA Announces Grant Opportunity for Pollution Prevention Technical Assistance

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking grant applications from states and federally-recognized tribes to promote pollution prevention (P2) in businesses across the country.

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