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Earth Day 2019: SWANA Challenges Communities to Improve Recycling

Recycling is an essential public service that shouldn’t be at risk because of short-term market challenges. That message is the most important thing to remember this Earth Day, April 22, and every other day, according to the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). “Local governments should not turn off recycling in 2019 because it’s not profitable,” […]

APR: ‘There is no sustainability without recycling’

The head of the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recently voiced concerns that plastics recovery progress could get dampened by stakeholders’ transition to more holistic approaches to materials management. During a recent webinar, Steve Alexander of APR and an official from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency discussed the evolution of  sustainable materials management and what it […]