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MRN Recycling Awards Call for Nominations is Open

MRN Recycling Awards Call for Nominations is Open

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?

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Leverage the Loop!

Leverage the Loop!

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.

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EPA Announces Grant Opportunity for Pollution Prevention Technical Assistance

EPA Announces Grant Opportunity for Pollution Prevention Technical Assistance

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.

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Why Recycling is Broken & How We Can Fix It

Why Recycling is Broken & How We Can Fix It

In PBS’ Recycling Is Broken. Here’s How We Can Fix It, Joe Hanson of the blog It’s Okay to be Smart, looks at what’s wrong with how we approach recycling and how we can fix it.

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SWANA Mid-Atlantic Chapter – 2020 Scholarships

SWANA Mid-Atlantic Chapter – 2020 Scholarships

The SWANA Mid-Atlantic Chapter is accepting applications for the 2020 Scholarship program through May 1, 2020.

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MRN Awards $500 Scholarship at 2019 MDE Sculpture Contest

MRN Awards $500 Scholarship at 2019 MDE Sculpture Contest

At MDE’s 18th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest on November 21, MRN board members presented a $500 prize and three-year free membership to Amber George of Leonardtown for her sculpture "Plastic Reef."

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