• Press Release: Food Waste – Increasing Diversion

    April 29, 2014

    RRS Discusses Compostable Foodservice Packaging as Option for Positive Impact on Food Waste Recovery April 29, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consulting firm, RRS, proudly announces Jennifer Lao will present at the Washington State Recycling Association’s 34th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Vancouver, Washington, May 4-7. Food waste is the largest […]

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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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  • Press Release: Industry Initiatives and Collaborative Stewardship

    May 7, 2014

    Industry Initiatives and Collaborative Stewardship RRS Experts Featured at Sustainability Summit May 7, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, RRS, proudly announces two of its experts will present at The Conference Board’s 2014 Summit on Sustainability in New York City, New York, May 13-14. Susan Graff, RRS Principal and Vice President, will provide […]

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  • Business Action + Constructive Policy

    May 14, 2014

    Business Action + Constructive Policy: Achieving Positive Action on Climate Winter in the U.S. has been breaking all kinds of cold records lately, and talk of climate change has been heating up. Last month a fresh report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) came off the press, and the message is clear that […]

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  • Press Release: RRS Supports Clients with Communications

    June 6, 2014

    RRS Supports Clients with Communication Outreach June 6, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan – Sustainability and recycling consultancy, RRS, is utilizing in-house experts from its Communications Team to further the messaging of its client, Carton Council. Carton Council is a group of carton manufacturing companies, including Elopak, Evergreen, SIG Combibloc, and Tetra Pak, that produce most […]

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  • Food Waste, Management, and Worms

    June 13, 2014

        Food Waste, Management, and Worms Last week’s College and University Recycling Coalition (CURC) Workshop at Michigan State University provided great discussion on organics waste diversion. I must say, there was quite the buzz about vermicomposting – using worms to create a nutrient-rich soil amendment and keeping it on campus to minimize costs and […]

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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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  • Evolving Packaging Designs Challenge Current Recycling System

    August 28, 2014

    While communities drive diversion and brands desire recycling for everything, we are clearly challenging our recycling systems. Lack of knowledge about designing for commodity value and inattention to fundamental best practices is leaving recycling systems vulnerable to expensive alternatives. On August 27th, Anne Johnson, RRS Principal and Vice President Global Corporate Sustainability, spoke to a […]

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  • 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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