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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.
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...
The Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC) is calling on haulers, material recovery facilities (MRFs), community program managers, glass processors, and manufacturers to weigh in on glass recovery efforts before the September 1 deadline. The annual survey collects aggregate...
The Berkeley of the East and Waste Wizard MRN Member Daryl Braithwaite, Public Works Director for the City of Takoma Park, takes us on a tour of the city’s waste management and recycling system. Known as the “The Berkeley of the East,” Takoma Park brings one of...
On Monday, June 8, we gathered for our third virtual town hall. Joining us were Siera Wigfield, Recycling Coordinator for Allegany County and Charlie Reighart, Recycling and Waste Prevention Manager for Baltimore County who shared their experiences operating in the...
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...
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
Recycled fiber end users put new focus on residential stream
Innovative building blocks are made of 100 percent plastic waste
An ambitious recycling policy proposal could go local
Walmart, Target, and CVS Team Up to Reinvent Single-Use Plastic Bags
COVID-19 is Laying Waste to Many U.S. Recycling Programs
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