Dan Knapp has written a response to an article on published in GreenBiz, which presented, “a three-step plan to ensure recycling supports the circular economy.” We’ve shared his comments here. … Read More
ILSR worked with Zero Waste Associates to co-author Baltimore’s Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste. The plan provides a step by step guide to transitioning the city away from incineration and toward recycling, composting and reuse, which will expand the economy by 1,800 jobs within two years. … Read More
Single stream versus dual stream recycling collection is a persistent issue. Which approach to recycling collection promotes the most cost effective method to recover, process, and market usable materials and reduces the amount of material going to landfills or incinerators?… Read More
Centre County, Penn., a rural county of 26,000 people and 1,000 businesses, will not switch to single-stream recycling based on a yearlong research report by MSW Consultants that looked into the benefits and drawbacks of switching.… Read More
Neil Seldman, a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and a researcher for the Waste to Wealth initiative, joined Beth Porter of Green America for a webinar in November of 2017.
This webinar focuses on the history and practical aspects of recycling in America. ILSR and Green America (formerly Coop America) have been working partners since the inception of both organizations in the mid 1970s.… Read More