• How to Add a Material to Your Recycling Program

    February 23, 2016

    Reprinted with permission from Waste Advantage February 2016 issue. Download full article PDF here: RRS How to Add a Material to Recycling Program Many of you are tasked with adding an item to your recycling program in view of advanced technology, packaging changes and higher recycling goals. Often, those advocating to add materials may not completely […]

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  • Press Release: Kaar Elected IRA President

    September 21, 2016

    RRS Senior Consultant Elected IRA President September 20, 2016, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), announced senior consultant Kris Kaar’s election to the post of president for the Illinois Recycling Association (IRA). Ms. Kaar joined RRS in 2011 where she works with community focus groups identifying recommendations for curbside […]

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  • Demystifying the Recycling Process

    January 30, 2017

    Demystifying the Recycling Process The advent of curbside collection makes it easier than ever to participate in the effort to direct unwanted or unneeded product containers and materials away from landfills, but procedures and regulations are often confusing and can create frustration and skepticism about the entire system. A little education can go a long way to raise our spirits and keep us involved. Download full […]

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  • All Plastics Are Not Created Equal

    March 30, 2017

    All Plastics Are Not Created Equal in Recycling When it comes to recycling, we all want to do our part, but plastics can be confusing. It may come as a surprise that the term covers a variety of materials that use very different ingredient and manufacturing processes, which we cannot treat all the same because it may gum up the stream or even […]

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  • Innovation Amid the Unrest

    June 19, 2019

    Shared with permission from Resource Recycling Inc. June 2019 edition. RRSers Marissa Segundo, Anna Lynott, and Kris Kaar highlight innovations that are improving recycling programs throughout the country and overcoming the current industry challenges. Download the full article PDF here: Innovation Amid the Unrest Excerpt from the article: Even before China turned the industry upside down […]

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