In order to offset market and environmental challenges to the U.S. recycling industry, universities, MRFs, and even the federal government are uniting to find solutions. (more…)Read more
The Recycling Industry Will Resurface, but When?
Import restrictions and decreased market prices for materials have fueled much anxiety and instability in the recycling industry over the past year. However, the industry can be expected to rebound to a certain degree—although it may take a bit longer than usual. (more…)Read more
Your Recycling May Not Be Going Where You Think…
Although recycling is often viewed as a noble effort to conserve resources and protect our ecosystems, it has the capacity to be harmful to public health and the environment if done incorrectly. Recycling has been around for thousands of years, but it peaks and declines in conjunction with the costs of materials for production. During…Read more
Tapping Into the Gold Mine of E-Scrap Recycling
One of the most valuable recyclable materials, electronic waste or electronic scrap (e-waste or e-scrap) ironically is seldom recycled and when it is, it’s usually not handled in the environmentally sound or health-conscious way that’s called for. With the growth of the disposable, mass consumption economy in the U.S., we’ve seen an uptick in the…Read more