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Westlake High School crowned Maryland State Recycle-Bowl Champion

Keep America Beautiful announced the Recycle-Bowl winners for the 2017 annual competition and once again, Westlake High School in Waldorf was crowned Maryland State Recycle-Bowl Champion.

“Our participation in the KAB Recycle-Bowl has been instrumental to organizing, operating, and maintaining a robust recycling program at Westlake High School,” says Charles Newcomb, Westlake High School science teacher.

Invasive Plants, Medical Marijuana, Waste Sorts and Executive Orders

January 31 Solid Waste & Recycling Managers Meeting Update

MRN representatives participate in a wide variety of discussions affecting our industry including MDE’s quarterly Solid Waste & Recycling Managers meetings. The January 31 meeting covered a number of topics of interest.

Yard Waste, Food Residuals and More...

MRN Participates in MDE Study Group

EPA 2018 EE Local Grant Program - Call for Proposals

Up to $3 M in funding now available for locally-focused environmental education grants.

WASHINGTON (01/08/2018) – EPA is pleased to announce that up to $3 million in funding for locally-focused environmental education grants will be available this week under the 2018 EE Local Grant Program.  EPA will award three to four grants in each of EPA’s ten Regions, for no less than $50,000 and no more than $100,000 each, for a total of 30-35 grants nationwide. Proposals are due March 15, 2018. The Requests for Proposals will be posted on www.grants.gov later this week.

Plastic Bags Find a Home … In Your Deck!

Trex TourMaryland Recycling Network and Virginia Recycling Association members convened in Winchester, VA for a tour of the Trex manufacturing facility in Winchester, VA. Trex Company, Inc. known to global consumers and others simply as Trex or Trex Decking, is the leading recycled materials manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railings and other outdoor items.