Recycling News

Experts say measurement matters

US recycling leaders analyze and recommend new measurement steps.  >>

Recyclables displaced from China move to SE Asia

New figures show Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and India are increasing purchases.  >>

SWANA establishes Recycling Task Force

Task force to help address challenges facing recycling programs in the U.S. and Canada related to activities in China.   >>

Container deposits evolve across U.S.

Connecticut and Oregon may expand existing container deposits, while Florida looks to create a new, two-tiered deposit law.  >>

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Recycling/diversion important to Spencer

In light of DNR study, the City of Spencer cites diversion improvements at Northern Plains Regional Landfill.  >>

New Bottle Bill poll released

RESULTS: Most Iowans want container deposit law kept or expanded.  >

State report shows decreased redemption rate

Iowa DNR discusses recycling changes revealed in its latest Waste Characterization Study.  >>

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Ripple Glass starts commercial recycling program

Kansas City glass recycler rolls out new “direct service” program for area bars, restaurants and other businesses.  >>