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Letter to Biden-Harris Administration: Recycling is Infrastructure Too

Letter to Biden-Harris Administration: Recycling is Infrastructure Too

Neil Seldman

March 31, 2021

The Institute for Local Self- Reliance and Zero Waste USA have just sent a letter to ask President Biden and Vice President Harris to establish policies and programs for waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting that will stem climate disruption, address racial justice, and create thousands of jobs throughout the country.   READ MORE


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Guest Commentary: Carroll County, Maryland Should Consider Zero Waste Solutions

Guest Commentary: Carroll County, Maryland Should Consider Zero Waste Solutions

Neil Seldman

March 19, 2021

Bruce Holstein, longtime anti incineration and pro Zero Waste advocate from Carroll County, MD recently authored a guest commentary that appeared in the Carroll County Times. In it, he offered suggestions to county officials about the benefits of zero waste.  READ MORE


Prominent Lawyer Analyzes Extended Producer Responsibility Laws in California

Prominent Lawyer Analyzes Extended Producer Responsibility Laws in California

Neil Seldman

March 19, 2021

John Moore, based in Oakland, CA., is a board certified litigator who has practiced law for forty years and has been very active in solid waste and recycling law. In this article, Moore discusses and critiques Extended Producer Responsibility laws in California.  READ MORE


Recycling Efforts in UK Being Cannibalized by Incineration

Recycling Efforts in UK Being Cannibalized by Incineration

Neil Seldman

March 15, 2021

Advocacy group United Kingdom Without Incineration (UKWIN) has launched a campaign to impose ‘an immediate and full moratorium on new waste incineration capacity throughout the country, where recent reports show that many recyclables are being incinerated.  READ MORE


Neil Seldman Opinion Piece: How Big Waste Degraded US Recycling

Neil Seldman Opinion Piece: How Big Waste Degraded US Recycling

Neil Seldman

March 4, 2021

Neil Seldman, ILSR Co-Founder and director of the group’s Waste to Wealth Initiative, wrote a recent opinion piece for Resource Recycling, Inc. In it, he traces Big Waste's impact on recycling, and outlines strategies for reviving our nation's approach to recycling.  READ MORE


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