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Webinar: Funding Recycling Infrastructure via Disposal Surcharges

Webinar: Funding Recycling Infrastructure via Disposal Surcharges

Jess Del Fiacco

January 18, 2022

Surcharges on waste disposed at landfills and incinerators can raise significant revenue to support financial assistance programs for building local recycling programs and infrastructure. Learn more on ILSR's February 15th webinar.  READ MORE


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Single Stream/Dual Stream: Contending Approaches to Recycling in the US

Single Stream/Dual Stream: Contending Approaches to Recycling in the US

Neil Seldman

January 13, 2022

After two decades of a headlong rush to single stream recycling collection programs across the US, are they still the best positioned to take us into the new recycling future we’re in the process of designing? Or do other approaches such as dual stream collection offer some important advantages?  READ MORE


In Waste Dive: Communities See Benefits of Dual-Stream Recycling

In Waste Dive: Communities See Benefits of Dual-Stream Recycling

Jess Del Fiacco

December 15, 2021

ILSR's Neil Seldman is quoted in Waste Dive.  READ MORE


Baltimore Youth Organizer Carlos Sanchez Points Out Pitfalls of City Council Plan

Baltimore Youth Organizer Carlos Sanchez Points Out Pitfalls of City Council Plan

Neil Seldman

December 6, 2021

Carlos Sanchez, a Baltimore high-school student and youth organizer for Free Your Voice and Fair Development Land Trust, responded to the announcement of a new Zero Waste Commission for the City with a thought-provoking op/ed in Baltimore Brew. He notes that a plan already developed by the community – with a  READ MORE


Federal REDUCE Act Would Support Secondary Markets for Plastics

Federal REDUCE Act Would Support Secondary Markets for Plastics

Neil Seldman

November 19, 2021

The REDUCE Act would establish a new incentive to recycle plastic and to address plastic waste in our ecosystems by imposing a 20-cent-per-pound fee on the sale of virgin plastic used in single-use products.  READ MORE


Webinar: Investing in Zero Waste Infrastructure

Webinar: Investing in Zero Waste Infrastructure

Neil Seldman

November 11, 2021

ILSR's Investing in Zero Waste Infrastructure webinar will take place January 18th.  READ MORE