• Press Release: Recycling Access Study

    July 26, 2016

    Study Finds 73% of U.S. Consumers Have Access to Curbside Recycling Programs July 26, 2016, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), announced the release of results from an industry collaborative study on the national availability of recycling programs. The study, organized and commissioned by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), […]

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  • 5 Ways Government Drives Circular Economy

    August 2, 2016

    Five Ways Government Drives the Circular Economy: A NYC Case Study Alongside firms, product designers, and manufacturers, government plays an important role in advancing the circular economy.  By setting legislative agendas, developing strategic programs and public services, and making smart decisions regarding internal agency operations, government can drive the demand for circular products and influence […]

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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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  • Press Release: Build Local Economies Through Recycling

    November 18, 2016

    Project Launch Aimed at Building Local Economies Through Recycling November 18, 2016, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) joins the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center in announcing a new collaborative project aimed at increasing high value material recycling and capturing the related economic benefits in U.S. […]

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  • 2016 Data Corner Collection

    December 28, 2016

    2016 Data Corner Collection 2016 was the second year for RRS and Resource Recycling Inc. to partner on the Data Corner – a monthly visual presentation of industry information designed to spark conversation around sustainability, recycling and composting. Download the full year here: RRS 2016 Data Corner Collection   Be sure to look for the Data […]

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  • Beyond 34: Orlando Pilot

    October 26, 2017

    RRS, US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, City of Orlando, and Orlando Chamber of Commerce Partnership Oct 26, 2017, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy Resource Recycling Systems, Inc. (RRS) announced its participation in the Beyond 34 public-private partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the city of Orlando, Fla., and the Orlando […]

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  • History of America Recycles Day

    November 18, 2017

    The History of America Recycles Day Did you realize that America Recycles Day occurred last week? With news cycles on overload covering other topics, America Recycles Day (ARD) was noticeably missing from mainstream media. Even more startling was this year was ARD’s 20th anniversary! We thought it would be interesting to look back at the […]

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  • Intelligent Additions

    December 15, 2017

    Reprinted/shared with permission from Resource Recycling Inc. magazine December 2017 issue. Intelligent Additions Several communities have recently expanded acceptance of foodservice packaging in curbside recycling. In each case, the move came after significant engagement with end markets and local MRFs to ensure downstream viability. RRS’ Marissa Segundo and Catherine Goodall walk you through the efforts […]

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  • Recycling Coordinator Road Map

    January 9, 2018

    Recycling Coordinator Road Map Today’s recycling coordinators wear many hats including education specialists, data managers, event planners, and school program coordinators, just to name a few. A committed recycling coordinator can affect captured recycling volume, increase participation, and reflect the county’s or city’s dedication to recycling. Studies show effective programs with continuous outreach can see […]

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  • School Carton Recycling

    January 15, 2018

    Helping Florida Schools Implement Carton Recycling Over the past several years, and as a longtime Floridian, I have seen the increase in activity to expand recycling programs in Florida. Through my position with RRS, I am able to represent the Carton Council (an RRS client) and its commitment to increasing the number of aseptic and […]

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