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Momentum Building, Dual Stream Recycling Communities

Momentum Building, Dual Stream Recycling Communities

Toby Harris

April 19, 2022

Recent momentum has seen a reversion to dual stream recycling in assorted communities across the United States.  This update provides detailed information on three towns in Long Island that have recently reverted to dual stream recycling. Additional updates on dual stream efforts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida are also included.   READ MORE


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The End of the Hartford Trash-to-Energy Plant Nears

The End of the Hartford Trash-to-Energy Plant Nears

Neil Seldman

April 12, 2022

Closing the Hartford incinerator has been a long term goal of recyclers and environmental activists in the region.  READ MORE


Missed Opportunity: Plastic Rebate Failed to Pass in Texas Legislature

Missed Opportunity: Plastic Rebate Failed to Pass in Texas Legislature

Toby Harris

March 28, 2022

A proposal to a free market plastic buyback program in Texas failed to advance during the Spring 2021 Legislative Session.  READ MORE


Californians Will Vote on Packaging Tax to Reduce Waste

Californians Will Vote on Packaging Tax to Reduce Waste

Toby Harris

March 28, 2022

The California Plastic Waste Reduction Regulations Initiative has the potential to send ripples through the world’s fifth largest economy as the state aims to lead on waste reduction.  READ MORE


Mattresses, Textiles, and Organics Banned from Landfills in Massachusetts

Mattresses, Textiles, and Organics Banned from Landfills in Massachusetts

Neil Seldman

March 15, 2022

Waste Dive reports on bans that will help preserve the state’s landfill capacity.  READ MORE


Repair, Reuse, and Economic Growth in America

Repair, Reuse, and Economic Growth in America

Neil Seldman

March 8, 2022

Where there is civilization, there is salvage! US history is a case in point. These remarks were prepared by Neil Seldman for a Warren County webinar on reuse and economic growth.  READ MORE