• A Meeting of the Minds

    February 17, 2015

    A Meeting of the Minds Public Discussion of Private Sector Recovery             In late January several of RRS’ private sector recovery and sustainability experts gathered around a video conference to chat about current trends, hotspots, and opportunities. Here are a few highlights of that conversation. Q: Which sustainability topics are […]

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  • Calculating Access: A Critical Measure Toward True Recyclability

    April 30, 2015

    Calculating Access: A Critical Measure Toward True Recyclability Do you have recycling at your home? At your workplace? What about your friend in the apartment building around the corner? Or your cousin in the next town over? The variety of responses to these simple questions provide a glimpse into the complex landscape of access to […]

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  • Can I Recycle This?

    October 4, 2016

    Can I Recycle This? Reprinted with permission from SPRAY Technology & Marketing, September 2016 issue. RRS consultant and article author Beth Coddington, highlights the recently released 2015-16 Centralized Study on Availability of Recycling, commissioned by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC). The study looked at not only the availability of recycling programs in general, but also the types […]

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  • Keep it Local: NextCycle End Market Development

    September 4, 2019

    Reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling magazine Aug 2019 issue. A new grant program in Colorado focuses on attracting and supporting businesses that may be just starting up but could serve as long-term end users of recovered material. DOWNLOAD PDF: Keep it Local From the article: Nothing is truly recycled until it is processed back […]

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  • Real-World Test

    September 28, 2020

    Real-World Test How could flexible plastic packaging, one of the fastest-growing materials in the post-consumer waste stream, fit into a recycling system that wasn’t designed for it? Over the past several years, industry stakeholders have been working on a pilot initiative to see how flexible plastic packaging recovered at the curb would behave in a […]

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