• Press Release: Recovered Paper from Mixed Waste Processing Facilities

    June 10, 2016

    Recovered Paper Poor Quality from Mixed Waste Processing Facilities June 10, 2016, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) joined the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) in announcing the release of a new study, Mixed Waste Processing & Desirability of Recovered Paper Market Survey. The study is in response […]

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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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  • Press Release: RRS Celebrates 30 Years

    July 11, 2016

    RRS Celebrates 30 year Milestone July 12, 2016, Ann Arbor, Mich.  – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), is proud to celebrate 30 years of providing environmental solutions based on science and real-world application. Even before RRS’ incorporation, the founding members were making strides in the recycling world by launching the first curbside […]

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  • 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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  • SPC: Recycling Availability Study

    September 16, 2016

    THE CLIENT The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) is an industry working group located in Charlottesville, VA, that strives to build packaging systems that encourage economic prosperity and a sustainable flow of materials. Membership includes businesses, educational institutions, government agencies and recovery/recycling entities. The SPC is a project of GreenBlue, a nonprofit whose mission is to […]

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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: Flexible Packaging Report Findings

    September 22, 2016

    Findings Announced for Flexible Packaging Recycling Study September 22, 2016, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), announced the release of results from an industry collaborative study on the ability to recover flexible plastic packaging using existing sortation technology. The study was commissioned by Materials Recovery for the Future (MRFF), […]

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  • Event Food Waste Recovery

    October 10, 2016

    Event Food Waste Recovery Jamie Zawila is an RRS consultant and SWANA Ohio Buckeye Chapter board member operating out of the Dayton/Cincinnati Ohio area. Jamie also served as the co-chair of the Recycling Committee for the 2016 SWANA Wastecon conference held in Indianapolis August 22-25. We talked with Jamie about her experience coordinating the recycling […]

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  • Looking Through Circularity Binoculars

    November 4, 2016

    Looking Through Circularity Binoculars The circular economy offers a multitude of benefits for companies including resource efficiency, reduced supply chain risk, reliable feedstocks, improved corporate reputation, cost savings, product innovation, and more. But starting off can be tricky and confusing. Where do you begin? How do you shift your company to circularity? One of the […]

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