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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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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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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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Why Recycling is Broken & How We Can Fix It

Why Recycling is Broken & How We Can Fix It

In PBS’ Recycling Is Broken. Here’s How We Can Fix It, Joe Hanson of the blog It’s Okay to be Smart, looks at what’s wrong with how we approach recycling and how we can fix it.

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SWANA Mid-Atlantic Chapter – 2020 Scholarships

SWANA Mid-Atlantic Chapter – 2020 Scholarships

The SWANA Mid-Atlantic Chapter is accepting applications for the 2020 Scholarship program through May 1, 2020.

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