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Every year, in conjunction with America Recycles Day, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) hosts a sculpture contest for high school students challenging them to create works of art using recycled and reusable materials as a solution to waste reduction....
On November 18, we sat down virtually with MRN member Maria Myers, Recycling Manager at Carroll County Maryland Department of Public Works to talk about the County’s recycling program including the ups (increasing the recycling participation in the County while...
On October 8, 2020, Richard Keller and Chaz Miller testified at the House Environment Committee Workgroup on Waste Reduction and Recycling. The workgroup heard from industry experts in the plastics and recycling industries as well as organics and composting. Keller...
Sustainable Maryland recently announced the 2020 Sustainable Maryland Certified Awards for municipalities and MRN is proud to say that three of our members, Town of Berwyn Heights, The City of Greenbelt, and City of Takoma Park, were honored for their commitment to...
MRN is pleased to announce that MRN Board Members Chaz Miller and Richard Keller were both honored by The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) for Lifetime Achievement in Recycling. Miller and Keller were honored for their commitment and leadership in the recycling...
On October 13, Richard Keller of the Baltimore County Bureau of Solid Waste Management, Recycling Division shared the significant benefits of buying recycled products and offered tips on how to get started on a “buy recycled” program in your agency. One takeaway was...
Four Park Benches Installed in Ocean City, Made from Recycled Cigarette Butts
Helping Cities Cut Food Waste: Natural Resources Defense Council Tools Accelerate Municipal Efforts
EPA Names City of Chesapeake Garage WasteWise Local Government Partner of the Year
Federal Court Strikes Down Baltimore City Air Quality Ordinance
A Recycling Company Just Discovered 36,000 N95 Masks in a Dumpster
Major curbside paper and plastic grades reach new highs
EPA: Waste generation far outpaced recycling in 2018
Aluminum Cans Show Highest Circular Performance of U.S. Beverage Packages, New Analysis Finds
Can Manufacturers Institute, Ardagh Group and Crown Holdings Offer 2021 Grants for Aluminum Can Recycling
Natural HDPE plastic values hit record high price
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