• Press Release: Packaging Challenges Recycling System

    August 28, 2014

    Evolving Packaging Designs Challenge Current Recycling System August 28, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Directors of public works, CEOs/CFOs/COOs, environmental engineers, directors of solid waste, board members, and more gathered during SWANA WASTECON to listen to Anne Johnson, RRS Principal and Vice President Global Corporate Sustainability discuss The Changing Waste Stream and the Impact on […]

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  • The Best of Diverted Intentions

    September 22, 2014

              The Best of Diverted Intentions In the policy realm disposal bans are used as a mechanism to divert material from disposal facilities and to drive reuse, recycling, composting or alternative types of recovery. The zero waste movement has picked up this idea and run with it. No one disputes that […]

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  • Slide Deck: Circular Economy and Business Case Paws2Recycle

    November 21, 2014

    EHSS Roundtable, Washington DC, Nov 2014 Susan Graff, RRS Vice President, recently presented on the need for a circular economy and the four key requirements to build it during the Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) Roundtable in Washington, D.C. In addition, RRS’s Anne Johnson presented Paws2Recycle, an example of industry action that will support […]

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  • Packaging: Wrapped in Recovery

    December 15, 2014

    Packaging: Wrapped in Recovery A Look Back and a Glimpse Forward Design and Development One need look no further than the grocery store aisles to see one of the major trends in packaging –stand up pouches with all variety of closures and innovative forms. Tuna in pouches, rice in pouches, cleaning products in pouches, we […]

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  • Meet the Modern MRF

    January 2, 2015

    Article reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling magazine November 2014 issue. Click here for PDF: Meet the Modern MRF – RR – Lindeberg Sandford – Nov 2014  

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  • Calculating Access: A Critical Measure Toward True Recyclability

    April 30, 2015

    Calculating Access: A Critical Measure Toward True Recyclability Do you have recycling at your home? At your workplace? What about your friend in the apartment building around the corner? Or your cousin in the next town over? The variety of responses to these simple questions provide a glimpse into the complex landscape of access to […]

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  • Slide Decks: Conference Board Sustainability Summit 2015

    May 1, 2015

    RRS and Dow Discuss the New American Frontier of Material Recovery The U.S. is behind the world when it comes to reuse and recycling – that is no secret. Corporate sustainability officers have shied away from focusing on recycling targets because they appear complicated, metrics can have regional variation, or they score low on materiality […]

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  • Master and Commander

    May 6, 2015

    Master and Commander of the MRF Part 2 in a series, reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling magazine, May 2015 issue. Download full article here: Master and Commander of the MRF Reread part 1 in the series: Negotiating the Single Stream

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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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