Resource Recycling Conference – August 4 & 5, 2021: The 2021 edition of the Resource Recycling Conference will safely connect municipal recycling stakeholders online to help boost local programs and develop more materials recovery coordination across North America. Presented in collaboration with national nonprofit group The Recycling Partnership and delivered on the Hopin virtual events platform, the two-day online event is being built specifically for local waste and recycling officials, hauling companies, recycling facility operators, and other key industry stakeholders.
From its humble beginnings in the late 1980s picking up newspaper in a Volkswagen bus and an eight-foot trailer to a full-service, non-profit recycling facility, Infinity Recycling, Inc. has grown into a respected organization serving communities in Kent, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, and Talbot counties.
The 2021 Maryland Legislative session is in the books and once again, MRN has been involved in several relevant bills working with legislative members and other organizations offering support, making recommendations and testifying where needed.
What is EPR? In brief, EPR, also known as Product Stewardship, places responsibility for end-of-life product management on producers and other companies involved in the product chain while encouraging design changes that make products more recyclable.
The financial impact of Covid-19 will undoubtedly be felt through 2021 as state, county and municipal budgets feel the pinch of declining revenues. At the same time, our citizens will continue to expect to recycle services without interruption.
On November 18, we sat down virtually with MRN member Maria Myers, Recycling Manager at Carroll County Maryland Department of Public Works to talk about the County’s recycling program and her own journey into the recycling industry.
On October 13, Richard Keller of the Baltimore County Bureau of Solid Waste Management, Recycling Division shared the significant benefits of buying recycled products and offered tips on how to get started on a “buy recycled” program in your agency. One takeaway was...
The Berkeley of the East and Waste Wizard MRN Member Daryl Braithwaite, Public Works Director for the City of Takoma Park, takes us on a tour of the city's waste management and recycling system. Known as the “The Berkeley of the East,” Takoma Park brings one of our...
On Monday, June 8, we gathered for our third virtual town hall. Joining us were Siera Wigfield, Recycling Coordinator for Allegany County and Charlie Reighart, Recycling and Waste Prevention Manager for Baltimore County.
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