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RCP Prices Continue to Increase in China

Let's dissect the fluctuations in recycled paper prices in China. Chinese demand for recycled paper materials was expected to decline during the run up to the Lunar New Year falling between late January and early February. Contrary to expectations, demand remained robust, causing manufacturers to compete for tonnage, even as US and Europe diverted exports…
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GM’s Landfill-Free Record

GM proves big business isn't antithetical to environmental protection: industry can be part of the solution. The auto company set a 2020 goal to achieve 100 landfill-free manufacturing sites and 50 landfill-free non-manufacturing ones. Four years early, the company has exceeded its goal through recycling, community outreach, and sustainable product design, resulting in a total…
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News from LA City Council: Commercial Waste Franchise Contracts

Los Angeles city council approved 10-year contracts with seven companies to take part in a waste franchise system that they say is a key part in achieving their goal of a 95% diversion rate by 2025. The Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation (LASAN) expects to begin transitioning customers into the system starting July 2017, with…
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Trump’s Pick for EPA: What Does it Mean for Recycling?

The answer? Nobody knows for sure. However, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's track record speaks for itself. While Resource Recycling states they have found no records of the noted climate change denier's opinion specific to solid waste management or recycling, they highlighted Pruitt's tendency to sue the very agency which he intends to head.  There…
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