News, Ideas & Stories
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...
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...
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...
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?
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.
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.
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
Baltimore, MD Launches Plan to Get to ‘Zero Waste,’ Starting with Closure of City Trash Incinerator
MDE – Ben’s Blog: A Green 2019 in Review
BIR Global eForum: Non-Ferrous Metals: Scrap Traders Anticipate a Boost from China’s New Import Policy
Recycling Industry Launches Initiative to Determine Recyclability of Products
U.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of $11.5 Million In Worker Safety and Health Training Grants
SWANA Calls on Congress to Support Local Governments
COVID-19 Has Caused this Many Americans to Be More Eco-Friendly
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