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The Changing Climate of Solid Waste & Recycling: What’s Your Plan?

The Changing Climate of Solid Waste & Recycling: What’s Your Plan?

When Hurricane Irma struck Florida in the Fall of 2017 as a Category 4 hurricane – the first Cat 4 to strike the US in 15 years – it did more than $20 Billion in damage and left 67% of Floridians without power. Join us on Tuesday, June 11 to learn how Waste...

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The Customer Service/Help Desk: Building the Right Systems to Help Our Citizens Do the Right Thing

The Customer Service/Help Desk: Building the Right Systems to Help Our Citizens Do the Right Thing

You may have a great collection program along with a top-of-the-line transfer station and MRF waiting to process your waste and recycling stream, but you still rely on your citizens to know what goes where if you want to minimize the waste delivered to the landfill...

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EPA Food Recovery Challenge

On this webinar, hear Dr. Tim Townsend, the Jones Edmunds Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Florida tackle the question, “How do we move away from focusing solely on tons recovered and measure the wider environmental benefits that come through considering the entire life cycle of the materials we use?”

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HOTEL|KITCHEN Baltimore Expansion Project

On this webinar, hear Dr. Tim Townsend, the Jones Edmunds Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Florida tackle the question, “How do we move away from focusing solely on tons recovered and measure the wider environmental benefits that come through considering the entire life cycle of the materials we use?”

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2019 Maryland Legislative Updates

As advocates for the Maryland recycling community, we strive to work closely with the Maryland Legislature to ensure our state’s laws and regulations not only promote the sustainable reduction, reuse and recycling of materials otherwise destined for the...

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Howard County Recycles Videos Teach Residents How to Recycle Right

As part of its Know Before You Throw campaign, HowardCountyRecycles.org has produced a series of short (16 seconds each) YouTube videos to help HOCO residents recycle right. The videos Tanglers (below), Aerosol Cans, Styrofoam, and Glass Cups offer lessons on what can...

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