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Wasting and Recycling in Washington, D.C.

Wasting and Recycling in Washington, D.C.

Neil Seldman

October 24, 2019

Recycling has increased in Washington, D.C. from 20% to 30% in the last few years and we can expect this trend to continue given the emerging impacts of the 2014 Reform Act passed through City Council Member Cheh’s committee. This is good news.  READ MORE


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Neil Seldman Breaks Down U.S. Recycling Crisis On CNBC

Neil Seldman Breaks Down U.S. Recycling Crisis On CNBC

Awantika Pal

October 10, 2019

Neil Seldman is interviewed for a CNBC investigation on the U.S. recycling crisis.  READ MORE


CA Legislature Moves Forward on Minimum Content Requirements and Plans for More Aggressive Actions in the Future

CA Legislature Moves Forward on Minimum Content Requirements and Plans for More Aggressive Actions in the Future

Virginia Streeter

October 1, 2019

California passed new minimum content requirements calling for plastic beverage containers to have 50% recycled content.  READ MORE


Anti Incineration Update from European Union

Anti Incineration Update from European Union

Neil Seldman

September 10, 2019

The European Union has taken another step away from garbage incineration.  READ MORE


California Governor Signs Dual Stream Recycling Bill into Law

California Governor Signs Dual Stream Recycling Bill into Law

Neil Seldman

September 9, 2019

Cities in California will be encouraged to consider implementing dual stream recycling under new law AB 815 singed into law by Governor Newsom as an effort to reduce contamination and help market materials within the US.  READ MORE


Federal Actions on Plastic Recycling, Zero Waste, Organics, and Garbage Incineration: A Review

Federal Actions on Plastic Recycling, Zero Waste, Organics, and Garbage Incineration: A Review

Neil Seldman

August 30, 2019

In August federal Bills on plastic pollution and Zero Waste were put forward in Congress by Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Representative Alan Lowenthall (D-Calif.) and Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).  READ MORE