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Richard Keller and Chaz Miller testify at Workgroup on Waste Reduction and Recycling

Richard Keller and Chaz Miller testify at Workgroup on Waste Reduction and Recycling

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...

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Three MRN members awarded the 2020 Sustainable Maryland Certification.

Three MRN members awarded the 2020 Sustainable Maryland Certification.

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...

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MRN BOD members Chaz Miller and Richard Keller honored by National Recycling Coalition

MRN BOD members Chaz Miller and Richard Keller honored by National Recycling Coalition

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...

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The benefits of buying recycled materials (webinar recap)

The benefits of buying recycled materials (webinar recap)

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...

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MRN director offers testimony at MD workgroup on waste reduction and recycling

MRN director offers testimony at MD workgroup on waste reduction and recycling

On August 20, 2020, Maryland Recycling Network director Phil Bresee offered testimony on behalf of MRN on the state of recycling and waste reduction to the Maryland House of Delegates Environment and Transportation Committee Workgroup on Waste Reduction and Recycling.

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MRN pledges support to the Government Recycling Demand Champion Program

MRN pledges support to the Government Recycling Demand Champion Program

We are pleased to announce that we have pledged our support to the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) and Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR)’s Government Recycling Demand Champion Program as a State Recycling Organization Advocate. The program, a companion to the...

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