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Not much light at end of mixed-paper tunnel

North America’s residential mixed-paper prices are deep in the negative numbers in some areas. That pain will likely p

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India’s trash mountains are a fetid symbol of the country’s plastic problem

New Delhi (CNN)Ravidas in New Delhi is a slum like no other. Its alleys are spotless, its drains regularly washed down w

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Historic UN Plastic Waste Deal Agreed By 187 Nations

An agreement was reached on Friday at the UN meeting in Geneva, 1,400 delegates from 187 nations agreed on a deal that w

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Paper giants talk mixed paper and OCC outlook

Recovered fiber end users continue to experience impacts from fluctuating recycling markets, which they discussed in the

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Why Americans Aren’t Recycling

Americans don’t know how to recycle – and that lack of knowledge is the biggest barrier to being green, according to

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The Problem with Plastics

In this month’s edition of Business Insights, we discuss a few of the thorny issues surrounding plastics recycling an

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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 mess

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APR: ‘There is no sustainability without recycling’

The head of the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recently voiced concerns that plastics recovery progress could ge

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China trade roundup: More materials barred at year’s end

Even as exporters move off of China as a destination for certain recyclables, the country remains a crucial market. And

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