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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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Chinese Recycled Container Boards: Rising Prices from Demand

According to RISI, a pulp and paper industry data company, recycled container board- material made from wood fiber and used to make familiar items such as cardboard boxes- has seen steady price increases since the beginning of last year, spiking suddenly in November of this year. For comparison, since January 2015, scrap paper grades have…
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