• 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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  • Press Release: New Study – Solutions to Increase PET Recycling

    November 28, 2017

    New Study Identifies Solutions to Increase PET Recycling November 28, 2017, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy Resource Recycling Systems, Inc. (RRS) announced the release of Improving the rPET Stream – a study funded by Closed Loop Partners that researched recycling system interventions to reduce the cost of recycling post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) […]

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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 Paper Cups

    March 21, 2018

    Recycling Paper Cups RRS consultants Marissa Segundo and Catherine Goodall write about recycling paper cups in their latest article Promising Pathways as seen in the March edition of Resource Recycling magazine. Here’s a snippet: Paper cups symbolize a number of elements of modern culture – our on-the-go mentality, our need for convenience, our love of caffeine – but […]

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  • VIDEO TOOL: Recycle Foodservice Packaging

    May 31, 2018

    Recycle Takeout Containers and Foodservice Packaging RRS worked with the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) on a video tool to communicate how to recycle takeout containers. This one-minute video was utilized by Washington DC as part of their residential outreach and education campaign. The video can be customized for other communities as part of FPI’s Community […]

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  • MRF Partner Announced for Flexible Packaging Recycling Pilot

    June 21, 2018

    MRF Partner Announced for FPP Curbside Recycling Pilot The Materials Recovery for the Future (MRFF) research program, conducted by RRS and an initiative of the Foundation for Chemistry Research and Initiatives, is partnering with J.P. Mascaro & Sons Inc. to pilot single-stream curbside recycling of flexible plastic packaging (FPP) at their MRF in Berks County, PA. […]

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