• 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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  • Product Stewardship as a Competitive Edge

    November 4, 2016

    Product Stewardship as a Competitive Edge Product stewardship, or the idea that companies foster responsibility of their products cradle to cradle, can help create the internal feedback loops needed to make a product, and company, truly more sustainable. Internalizing each stage of a product’s lifecycle allows companies the ultimate power to influence how that product […]

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  • Product Service Systems – Sustainable Future?

    November 4, 2016

    Are Product Service Systems Our Sustainable Future? Some companies are engaging the customer throughout the product’s lifecycle by not selling the product, but by selling its utility. Extending the relationship between a company and its customer, beyond point of sale, opens up new opportunities for brands to interact with customers to understand customer demographics, gather […]

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  • Press Release: Build Local Economies Through Recycling

    November 18, 2016

    Project Launch Aimed at Building Local Economies Through Recycling November 18, 2016, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) joins the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center in announcing a new collaborative project aimed at increasing high value material recycling and capturing the related economic benefits in U.S. […]

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  • 2016 Data Corner Collection

    December 28, 2016

    2016 Data Corner Collection 2016 was the second year for RRS and Resource Recycling Inc. to partner on the Data Corner – a monthly visual presentation of industry information designed to spark conversation around sustainability, recycling and composting. Download the full year here: RRS 2016 Data Corner Collection   Be sure to look for the Data […]

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  • Press Release: RRS Adds Three Powerhouse Consultants

    January 5, 2017

    RRS Adds Three Powerhouse Consultants January 5, 2017, Ann Arbor, Mich.  – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, RRS, announced today they have added three senior consultants to their team: Resa Dimino, Bob Gedert and David Refkin. Resa Dimino has worked in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors during her more than 25-year career including initiatives in […]

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  • Act Local to Close the Loop

    February 8, 2017

    Act Local to Close the Loop According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), $80 billion – $120 billion of plastic packaging material value is lost annually. And if business continues as usual, WEF estimates by 2050 oceans could contain more plastics than fish (by weight). Got your attention, right? There are several angles to look […]

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  • Textile Waste

    February 23, 2017

    Let’s Talk: Textile Waste February 23, 2017 Last month in Resource Recycling magazine RRS highlighted data on textile waste in the monthly Data Corner feature. With the Data Corner starting the conversation, we wanted to continue it and get your opinions too. Below, RRS VP Anne Johnson and Sr. Consultant Marisa Adler dive a little […]

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  • Press Release: Search for MRF Flexible Packaging Recycling Pilot

    March 21, 2017

    RRS Begins Search for MRF Flexible Packaging Recycling Pilot  March 21, 2017, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Sustainability and recycling consultancy RRS announced the next phase in the Materials Recovery for the Future (MRFF) research program: identifying a  U.S. materials recovery facility (MRF) and the community(s) it serves for a curbside flexible packaging recycling pilot. Today, […]

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  • Assessing the ROI of EPR

    April 11, 2017

    Assessing the ROI of EPR The evaluation of Connecticut’s four EPR programs clearly demonstrates the efficacy of EPR laws to increase recycling, create jobs, save money for taxpayers and governments, increase consumer convenience and reap environmental benefits. Download full article: Assessing the ROI of EPR Reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling Inc.

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