• 5 Ways to Reduce Large-Scale Food Waste

    August 5, 2015

    5 Ways to Reduce Large-Scale Food Waste Monica Walker In the past several years, food waste reduction strategies have become more innovative, both with residential food waste and larger amounts of food waste from commercial establishments. To date, composting and feeding the hungry have been popular strategies to reduce food waste. The EPA hierarchy provides […]

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  • Innovative Food Waste Reduction Strategies

    August 5, 2015

    Innovative Food Waste Reduction Strategies Monica Walker We’ve heard the typical suggested methods for reducing food waste including feeding hungry people, feeding animals, composting, and others. We even covered the topic in a recent blog 5 Ways to Reduce Large-Scale Food Waste. Most of those examples are on a large-scale, a more commercial or municipal […]

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  • Responses to Tierney’s Opinion

    October 14, 2015

    Letter submitted to the New York Times The backlash against John Tierney’s misunderstanding of the economics of recycling has been swift. But his business case against using waste as a resource ignores why more and more businesses – from General Motors to Dow – are focused on sending zero waste to landfills. Are these companies […]

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  • Outreach for the Stars

    October 16, 2015

    Reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling September 2015 edition. Click here for PDF of article: Outreach for the Stars

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  • After the Smoke Clears

    October 16, 2015

    Reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling October 2015 edition. Click here for PDF of full article: After the Smoke Clears

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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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  • Designing for Bale Value

    October 30, 2015

    As seen on El Empaque + Conversion Designing for Bale Value™ In the lexicon of Design for Environment terms, Design for Recyclability is one of the many terms used in industrial ecology referring to methods that encourage the recovery of materials with a specific aim to drive informed best practices back into the product design cycle. […]

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  • Does Recycling Make Sense?

    October 30, 2015

    Florida radio show Radioactivity on 88.5 WMNF recently focused on John Tierney’s opinion (from “To The Point” radio program) that recycling doesn’t make sense. Two local recycling advocates Kim Byer, Hillsborough Solid Waste Director, and Barbara Heineken, RRS Consultant, provided a different perspective on recycling. Listen to the full interview here: Does Recycling Make Sense?

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  • Press Release: New Communications Consultant

    December 2, 2015

    Media Contact Melissa Radiwon, Marketing Manager, RRS 248-444-3456  mradiwon@recycle.com   RRS Adds New Communications Consultant December 3, 2015, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), announced that Marissa Segundo has joined the firm as Communications Consultant. In her role at RRS, Segundo will apply her public sector recycling, media relations, […]

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