Recycling News

‘Right to repair’ addresses e-waste challenge

Once a focus of reuse advocates, now a priority for recycling industry. Read more.

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Hy-Vee takes on food waste

Iowa-based grocer announces “ugly” produce program to reduce food waste. Read more.

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: New Recycling Coordinator at UI

Beth MacKenzie will help the university meet waste diversion goals. Read more.

Hub and Spoke recycling report now available

The Rural Iowa Hub & Spoke Recycling Project Final Report is now available. Read more.

ISRI poll suggests few adults believe myths about recycling

In an era of fake news, poll shows public does not subscribe to false statement about recycling industry. Read more.

Simplicity crucial for compost systems

Consumers compost more when they can quickly understand where to place discarded food items; packaging is the link to simplicity. Read more.

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Sorting through the future

Recycling program at Clinton County Area Solid Waste Agency is featured. Read more.

Carton recycling hits milestone

Carton recycling is now available for 60 percent of U.S. households; packaging can begin carrying the “chasing arrows” symbol. Read more.

Waste Management to stop talking tonnages

Reflecting industry shift, environmental impact of materials diversion will be emphasized instead of weight-based metrics. Read more.

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: WestWind Logistics on growth trajectory

Des Moines recycler gets a boost from new AMS pallet sorting and repair systems. Read more.

Reflecting on the How2Recycle label’s growth

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s How2Recycle label received a big boost from Walmart in 2016. Read more.