Monthly Archives: March 2019

Confronting “the Plastics Paradox” as it Emerges

Plastics recycling is often lauded as a progressive step towards helping the environment. But there are underlying issues with plastics production, use, and recycling that are creating what is often referred to as “the Plastics Paradox.” (more…)
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MRFs Are Planting the Seeds for Sustainability as the Market Shifts

As we reported in February, China’s National Sword Policy that came into effect in January of 2018 has continued to have groundbreaking effects on the U.S. recycling industry. Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are rapidly adapting to the need for recycled materials to be of a higher quality and purity with retrofitted technology, increased staffing, and…
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