Monthly Archives: December 2017

What Can The Recycling Industry Expect From Federal Tax Cuts?

  On the whole, the proposed tax reforms are a win for the scrap industry.   Though the recent proposals for tax reform have met with controversy and harsh criticism, corporations and pass-through businesses stand to gain quite a bit from the changes. In addition to direct savings through tax cuts, companies may benefit from…
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Material Recovery: Recycling Industry Contends With The Amazon Effect

What is the Amazon effect?   E-commerce’s ongoing disruption of the traditional brick-and-mortar retail market is known as the Amazon effect. As online shopping becomes the norm, many physical stores have closed their doors, unable to compete with the convenience of click-shopping and the unbeatably low prices of online retailers.   And Amazon’s influence extends…
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