• Refreshed Look, Strengthened Commitment

    February 11, 2014

    Greetings from RRS! We’ve shortened our Resource Recycling Systems name to reflect our expanded outlook, which now goes well beyond our proud roots in recycling. For years we have been known for our recycling, waste reduction and recovery work. Heck, recycling has been part of our name! We have success stories from various municipalities, associations, […]

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  • Press Release: RRS Showing Strong Presence at PRC

    March 6, 2014

    March 6, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consulting firm, RRS, announces JD Lindeberg, Principal and President, will participate in a panel discussion on China’s Green Fence at the Plastics Recycling Conference (PRC) March 11-12, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. In addition, SERDC 120, a project powered by RRS, will be featured during the […]

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  • Affecting the Tide: Building Cross-Sector Solutions

    March 7, 2014

    I have a secret.  When I attend meetings, I listen for buzz phrases and then I count how many times I hear that phrase during the meeting.  For a while, “Move the needle” was the winner.  Before that, “At the end of the day.”  But if I think back over the past eight years or […]

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  • Press Release: RRS Experts to Speak at CRA

    March 26, 2014

    Multi-Family Recycling, National Recycling Outreach Initiatives, and the Evolution of MRFs Three RRS Experts to Speak at CRA March 26, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consulting firm, RRS, proudly announces three of its experts will present at the Carolina Recycling Association (CRA) 2014 annual conference Zeroing in on Waste Reduction in Asheville, […]

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  • Building the Circular Economy

    April 2, 2014

    Last night my 8 year old son got to talking about climate change as he was getting ready to fall asleep. He was asking where everything came from, and we talked about how paper comes from trees, plastics from oil, leather from cows and many others. He made the observation that everything comes from natural […]

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  • Press Release: Culmination of Collaborative Efforts

    May 2, 2014

    Culmination of Collaborative Efforts at Walmart Sustainable Products Expo May 2, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, RRS, today announced its support of the Recycling Partnership launched by Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) at the Walmart Sustainable Products Expo in Bentonville, AR. The Recycling Partnership is the culmination of work that began in […]

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  • Tweet to Risk in 60 Seconds

    August 20, 2014

          Tweet to Risk in 60 Seconds According to Internet Live Stats, 6,000 tweets are tweeted on Twitter each second – that equates to approximately 500 million tweets per day. That simple statistic shows the power and speed of social media. Its viral nature spreads messages that can uplift, influence, annoy or destroy […]

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  • Talking Local Recovery

    November 3, 2014

    Talking Local Recovery GI Joe said knowing is half the battle. I’m not sure he’s got his percentages correct, but the idea has merit. Look at top performing recycling programs across the country. Every one of them involves a number of well-run components that work together to create better recovery. Efficient collection, a broad suite […]

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  • Waste Recovery: Aligning Around Best Practices

    December 17, 2014

    Waste Recovery: Aligning Around Best Practices A Look Back and A Glimpse Forward Anyone who has looked at the national recycling rate for the United States in recent years is bound to use words like “stagnant” or “flat.” Lots of discussion has taken place at national, state and local levels on how to break out […]

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