• Negotiating the Single-Stream

    April 3, 2015

    Part 1 in a series, reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling magazine April 2015 issue. Click here for PDF: Negotiating the Single-Stream Read part 2 in the series: Master and Commander of the MRF

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  • Master and Commander

    May 6, 2015

    Master and Commander of the MRF Part 2 in a series, reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling magazine, May 2015 issue. Download full article here: Master and Commander of the MRF Reread part 1 in the series: Negotiating the Single Stream

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  • Green Bash

    May 6, 2015

    Green Bash Look, if you don’t like my parties, you can leave in a huff. If that’s too soon, leave in a minute and a huff. – Groucho Marx This continent likes to party around the pool, in the park, on the porch, in boats, around campfires, and before the game. Just about anywhere and any […]

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  • Slide Deck: NW&RA Webinar

    May 18, 2015

    NW&RA Webinar: The Costs of Recycling The National Waste & Recycling Association(NW&RA) hosted The Costs of Recycling webinar featuring William P. Moore, President of Moore & Associates, Michael Timpane, Affiliate Vice President of RRS, and Anne M. Germain, P.E., BCEE, Director of Waste & Recycling Technology for NW&RA. The webinar shared the costs of recycling […]

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  • The Value of Recycling

    July 21, 2015

    The Value of Recycling Is recycling in America working? The mix of global market dynamics, domestic public policy and societal values that comprise the answer to that question is as complex as the stream of waste our highly local recycling systems are attempting to manage. The rate of consumer participation in recycling continues to grow. […]

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  • Ship Shape

    October 16, 2015

    Reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling October 2015 edition. Michael Timpane is joined by Kerry Sandford in this third article in a series on the modern MRF. Click here for PDF of full article: Ship Shape First in Series: Negotiating the Single Stream Second in Series: Master and Commander

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  • Paying the Fare to Ride the Single-Stream

    July 5, 2016

    Paying the Fare to Ride the Single-Stream Reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling, Inc. July 2016 issue. Michael Timpane, RRS Vice President of Process Optimization and Material Recovery, penned his latest article for Resource Recycling magazine. In part one of this two-part series on single-stream recycling, Michael focuses on the misconception of the MRF’s relationship […]

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  • Municipal Contracting

    October 18, 2017

    Michael Timpane, RRS VP, recently spoke at the Recycling Today Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference in Chicago. DeAnne Toto, managing editor at Recycling Today, covered the highlights in her Oct. 16, 2017 article (reprinted with permission): Michael Timpane, who works out of Florida as a principal and vice president of process optimization and material recovery […]

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  • RRS Wins CSSA Contract: Impact of Materials on Recycling Costs

    December 18, 2017

    RRS Awarded CSSA Contract to Determine Relative Impacts of Different Materials on Recycling Costs in Canadian PPP Programs December 18, 2017, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy Resource Recycling Systems, Inc. (RRS) has been awarded the Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) contract with the Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA) to redefine the methodology used […]

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  • Recycling Policy and Contracting

    January 19, 2018

    Recycling in a State of Change Florida public practitioners have a right to be baffled about good residential recycling policy and contracting. A quick look at what has happened over the past 10 years confirms great waves of change. Since the early 1970s, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the modern municipal solid […]

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