• 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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  • Henry Ford Hospital: Pharmaceutical Waste

    October 8, 2015

    THE CLIENT Henry Ford Hospital (HFH) in Detroit, Michigan, is the flagship hospital within the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS). HFH is a tertiary care hospital and level 1 trama center with over 850 beds specializing in fields of cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, organ transplants, and cancer. THE CHALLENGE The protection of our environment ultimately impacts public health […]

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  • Beaumont Hospital: Food Waste Diversion

    October 8, 2015

    THE CLIENT Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, is part of the Beaumont Health system. Beaumont Hospital is a 1,070 bed academic and referral center with level 1 trauma status serving over 58,000 admissions, over 124,000 emergency room visits, and over 1.2 million outpatient visits per year (2014 statistics). Beaumont’s three locations in Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse […]

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  • Henry Ford Hospital: Hazardous and Infectious Waste

    October 8, 2015

    THE CLIENT Henry Ford Hospital (HFH) in Detroit, Michigan, is the flagship hospital within the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS). HFH is a tertiary care hospital and level 1 trauma center with over 850 beds specializing in fields of cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, organ transplants, and cancer. THE CHALLENGE Operating HFH generates a complex and sometimes dangerous range […]

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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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  • 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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  • 2015 Data Corner Collection

    December 11, 2015

    2015 Data Corner Collection This year, from March through December,  RRS supplied Resource Recycling magazine with data and analysis in the form of the Data Corner. It was tucked in the front part of each month’s magazine, hoping to get people thinking and the industry talking. We’ve compiled the ten Data Corners from 2015 and want […]

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  • St. Louis Composting: Equipment Grant Application

    January 12, 2016

    THE CLIENT St. Louis Composting (SLC) is the largest compost producer in the Greater St. Louis, Missouri metro area. SLC’s mission is to make the world a littler greener and reduce landfill waste by producing and selling high quality compost. SLC’s six composting facilities process roughly 600,000 cubic yards of green material each year – more than a […]

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  • Following the Food Waste Crumb Trail

    January 30, 2016

    It is no secret that we waste tons of food – literally tons. The EPA lists the US generating over 37 million tons in 2013 alone, and this number is very conservative1. Food waste occurs at various points in the value chain – production, manufacturing, retail/restaurants, and consumers. But this isn’t something new – unfortunately we’ve […]

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  • Press Release: ReFED Food Waste Report Launch

    March 9, 2016

    RRS Joins ReFED to Launch Roadmap to Reduce U.S. Food Waste Report March 9, 2016, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), joins Rethink Food Waste Through Economics and Data (ReFED) in announcing the launch of the Roadmap to Reduce U.S. Food Waste report outlining a path to cut U.S. […]

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