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Registration open for KAB's Recycle-Bowl Competition & for ARD Celebration

It’s that time of year again … summer days are coming to an end, kids are headed back to school, fall is just a few weeks away … and Keep America Beautiful’s signature events are in full swing. Here’s what’s coming up …

2015 Conference Recap: Market Update on Paper & Plastics

The Recycling Market Update session during the 2015 MRN/SWANA-MA Conference continued with updates on paper and plastics. First up was Myles Cohen of Pratt Industries who talked about the status of paper recycling in the U.S. The session ended with Mylinda Jacobsen of Envision Plastics with a look at the current conditions of plastics in the recycling conversation.

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2015 Conference Recap: Market Update on E-Cycling

Establishing a successful recycling program is a growing challenge in today's volatile recycling market. On Day One of the 2015 MRN/SWANA-MA Conference held June 25 and 26, three industry professionals came together to share trends and predictions on three key commodities: e-cycling, paper, and plastics. To cover e-cycling, we welcomed Jason Linnell, Executive Director of National Center for Electronics Recycling (NCER) who updated us on where the U.S. stands in terms of legislation and how state e-cycling programs are faring.

NRC Awards Call for Nominations

NRC Awards – Nominations Due August 21, 2015 at 5pm Eastern!

The National Recycling Coalition is accepting nominations for its 2015 Awards. Awards will be presented at the Resource Recycling Conference September 28-30, 2015 in Indianapolis. Nominations can be submitted in the following categories …

The Baltimore Water Wheel: A Solution to Ocean Plastics - Recap

The importance of capturing floating plastic at river mouths has emerged as a point of general agreement in the marine litter management community. The Baltimore Water Wheel, with its eye-catching design and ability to capture 50,000 lbs. (22,000 kg) of trash every day, is perhaps the best-known example of such a capture system in action.