Recycling News

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: C&C Manufacturing purchases Al-Jon scrap product line

Centerville-based firm will rebrand line of balers and car crushers with C&C name, carry on the legacy of quality and reliability. Read more.

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: New push to recycle in City of Spencer

With goal of diverting OCC and e-waste, Recycling Task Force hires Education Coordinator. Read more.

‘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.

Markets improve again for residential recyclables

Rising prices continue into February, led by sharp increase in value of recovered plastics. 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.