• 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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  • Strength in Numbers

    January 2, 2015

    Article reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling magazine December 2014 issue. Click here for PDF: Strength in Numbers – RR – Burman – Dec 2014

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  • Cool Thing by RRS: Mobile App for Set-Out Rate Study

    March 17, 2015

    Cool thing by RRS:  Mobile App for Set-Out Rate Study In-person data gathering.  This doesn’t stir up images of “cool”.  It more likely stirs up images of clipboards, pencils and transcribing data into a spreadsheet. Heading into a recent project with Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, our project team was thinking about various ways to gather […]

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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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