• Michigan Recycling Coalition: Michigan Recycling Index

    June 4, 2015

    THE CLIENT The Michigan Recycling Coalition (MRC), located in Lansing, Michigan, is a not-for-profit organization that has supported and advanced the recycling and composting industries in the state for over 30 years. THE CHALLENGE In 2014, Governor Snyder announced a statewide recycling initiative with the aim of boosting material recovery through public education and technical […]

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  • Slide Deck: Gov’s Summit & Michigan Recycling Coalition

    June 9, 2015

    2015 Governor’s Summit and Michigan Recycling Coalition Annual Conference In May of 2015, RRS participated in the combined event that culminated around recycling in Michigan. Below are several of the presentations given by RRS. RRS led the effort to gather information and quantify the state of recycling in Michigan. This project was made possible by […]

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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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  • Top Practices for Engaging Students and Staff

    September 14, 2015

    Top Best Practices for Engaging Your Students and Facilities Staff The success of any program is directly related to how you communicate your message. The following are some best practices to consider to help engage not only students but your facilities staff to help increase the success of your program. Consistent Core: Create a consistent […]

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  • Outreach for the Stars

    October 16, 2015

    Reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling September 2015 edition. Click here for PDF of article: Outreach for the Stars

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  • Does Recycling Make Sense?

    October 30, 2015

    Florida radio show Radioactivity on 88.5 WMNF recently focused on John Tierney’s opinion (from “To The Point” radio program) that recycling doesn’t make sense. Two local recycling advocates Kim Byer, Hillsborough Solid Waste Director, and Barbara Heineken, RRS Consultant, provided a different perspective on recycling. Listen to the full interview here: Does Recycling Make Sense?

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  • Press Release: New Communications Consultant

    December 2, 2015

    Media Contact Melissa Radiwon, Marketing Manager, RRS 248-444-3456  mradiwon@recycle.com   RRS Adds New Communications Consultant December 3, 2015, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), announced that Marissa Segundo has joined the firm as Communications Consultant. In her role at RRS, Segundo will apply her public sector recycling, media relations, […]

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  • 2015 Data Corner Collection

    December 11, 2015

    2015 Data Corner Collection This year, from March through December,  RRS supplied Resource Recycling magazine with data and analysis in the form of the Data Corner. It was tucked in the front part of each month’s magazine, hoping to get people thinking and the industry talking. We’ve compiled the ten Data Corners from 2015 and want […]

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  • How to Add a Material to Your Recycling Program

    February 23, 2016

    Reprinted with permission from Waste Advantage February 2016 issue. Download full article PDF here: RRS How to Add a Material to Recycling Program Many of you are tasked with adding an item to your recycling program in view of advanced technology, packaging changes and higher recycling goals. Often, those advocating to add materials may not completely […]

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  • Earth Day – Great Time to Review Communications

    April 22, 2016

    I’ve seen and heard of some pretty spectacular events hosted by communities, corporations and organizations all in the name of Earth Day (April 22). Why, there is even rumor of an RRS alumni that wore a soda can costume to promote recycling during a previous life in a community position. I believe there was also […]

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