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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A BIG DAY FOR CLIMATE PROGRESS – MDE Bulletin 3/1/2021
Baltimore, MD Mayor Brandon M. Scott, DPW to Provide Free Recycling Carts to All City Households
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
New plant-based plastic can be printed—and fully recycled
Revolutionizing the MRF: Three Methods of Positive Sorting to Benefit Any Operation
Plastic Trash Can Now Be Recycled Into Ultra-Strong Graphene
Proposed legislation [Oregon] aims to put more recycling responsibility on manufacturers
New year brings higher prices for recovered commodities
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