RRS - Single-Stream - Timpane - RR July 2016 cover

Paying the Fare to Ride the Single-Stream

Reprinted with permission from Resource Recycling, Inc. July 2016 issue.

Michael Timpane, RRS Vice President of Process Optimization and Material Recovery, penned his latest article for Resource Recycling magazine. In part one of this two-part series on single-stream recycling, Michael focuses on the misconception of the MRF’s relationship with the single-stream service model.

Read the full article here: Paying the Fare to Ride the Single-Stream


Failure to recognize the MRF’s necessary and cardinal cleaning function in the service model and confusing it with the scrap model has led to intolerable losses at these facilities, a black eye for a popular service, and a poor investment environment.