• Check Up for Food Waste

    October 7, 2014

    Check Up for Food Waste When a known and respected institution, such as a hospital, leads the way in environmental health and sustainability, it takes the motto of “do no harm” to a whole new level that reaches beyond patients, employees, and visitors, and into the community at large. Hospitals can have a huge influence […]

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  • Slide Deck: Organics Expert Talks Organics and Healthcare

    October 13, 2014

    Organics Expert, Nicole Chardoul, Talks Organic Waste and Healthcare October 10, 2014, Ann Arbor, MI – Sustainability and recycling consulting firm Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) congratulates Nicole Chardoul, Principal and Vice President, on a successful presentation during the Michigan Green Health Conference at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Oct 9th. Chardoul […]

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  • The University of Food Waste

    October 13, 2014

    The University of Food Waste I have to say that I was incredibly excited when I read the recent news that California has passed a statewide ban on organic waste going to the landfill and requiring businesses and multi-family households to contract for collection of it. They have joined a growing movement spearheaded by Vermont, […]

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  • Modern Marketing Methods

    November 11, 2014

    Modern Marketing Methods Traditional marketing still exists, but marketing is on the move. We carry it with us when we open our laptops, swipe our tablets, or tap our smartphones. Look around the next meeting you’re in and see how many of these devices are on the conference table or in the hands of those […]

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  • Organics: Saving the Planet’s Bacon

    December 17, 2014

    Organics: Saving the Planet’s Bacon A Look Back and a Glimpse Forward More than a year ago a geeky and decidedly academic paper shed light on an important thought. “A Lifecycle Model to Evaluate Carbon Sequestration Potential and Greenhouse Gas Dynamics of Managed Grasslands” published by UC Berkeley (Delonge, Ryals, Silver, 2013) concluded that simply […]

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  • Press Release: RRS Appoints Timpane Affiliate Vice President

    January 27, 2015

    RRS Appoints New Affiliate Vice President January 27, 2015, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, RRS, announced today that Michael Timpane has joined the firm as Affiliate Vice President, effectively immediately. Mr. Timpane comes to RRS from Waste Management, Inc. where he served as Director of Municipal Recycling and Diversion, providing technical recycling […]

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  • Green Bash

    May 6, 2015

    Green Bash Look, if you don’t like my parties, you can leave in a huff. If that’s too soon, leave in a minute and a huff. – Groucho Marx This continent likes to party around the pool, in the park, on the porch, in boats, around campfires, and before the game. Just about anywhere and any […]

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  • Slide Deck: CleanMed 2015

    May 14, 2015

    Healthy Food, Healthy Environment, Healthy Community Hospitals are in the business of making people healthy. However, promoting good health goes beyond the exam or operating room. That extension of encouraging health can be seen in the food selection in the cafeteria, the recycling/composting practices in the waste management department – all of which appeal to […]

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  • Press Release: RRS Awarded GSA Contract

    July 7, 2015

    RRS Awarded GSA Schedule 899 Contract July 7, 2015, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Schedule 899 Environmental Consulting contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the procurement arm of the federal government. The five-year contract allows federal […]

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  • 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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