March 15, 2018 I FALLS CHURCH, VA – Less than half the recyclables in U.S. homes are captured: just 14 million tons out of an available 36 million are recycled every year from single-family homes. The Recycling Partnership is working to change that by improving recycling systems in hundreds of communities across America with financial support of nearly 40 companies and foundations, including major brands like Coca-Cola and Target.read more
March 5, 2018 I FALLS CHURCH, VA –WestRock, a leading providing of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has renewed its membership with The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that leverages corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the nation. The company signed on as a funding partner for the fourth straight year.read more
Sappi North America Joins The Recycling Partnership to Improve Recycling Efforts in Communities Across the Country
February 27, 2018 I BOSTON, MA – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has joined on as a new funding partner of The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the country. In doing so, the company will be working to help transform recycling nationwide, increase materials recovery, and reduce the creation of greenhouse gases that add to climate change.read more
February 26, 2018 I FALLS CHURCH, VA – Starting today, the city will roll out carts to 2,300 households, helping the city’s effort to replace all households recycling blue bins with 96-gallon recycling carts. As a result of this programmatic upgrade, the city anticipates an increase of at least 460 tons per year of recycled materials. This equates to 1,008 metric tons of greenhouse gas avoidance – or, over 2 million gallons of water saved.read more
February 6, 2018 I FALLS CHURCH, VA – The Recycling Partnership is pleased to announce its latest city partner, and the first in the Lone Star State: Garland, TX. Here are the key details: In late January, the City rolled out carts to 9,900 households, completing the city’s five-year push to replace the city’s 18-gallon recycling bins with more convenient 96-gallon carts for all of Garland’s 240,000+ residents. As a result of this programmatic upgrade, the city anticipates an increase of 2,000 tons per year. This equates to 4,381 metric tons of greenhouse gas avoidance.
The Recycling Partnership is supporting the roll-out with grant dollars, technical assistance, and educational resources.
January 25, 2018 | By Arlene Karidis I Waste 360 – The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has a new plan to increase demand for recyclable plastics in North America, and with help from The Recycling Partnership, it is calling upon manufacturers and retailers to make it work. Companies joining the Recycle Demand Champions initiative will instruct their vendors to use post-consumer resin (PCR) in the supplies they buy and use in their operations.read more
January 19, 2018 – Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer joins The Recycling Partnership as its newest funding partner.
“We’re very excited to welcome industry leader Amazon to The Recycling Partnership,” says Keefe Harrison, CEO of The Recycling Partnership. “We look forward to working closely with them to expand access to recycling in communities across the nation. Through these partnerships, we are empowering companies to create a circular economy, while building stronger communities and a cleaner, greener future.”
By Keefe Harrison | Jan. 6, 2018 | The Hill – As Congress and the Trump administration contemplate a $1 trillion investment in infrastructure, the question of how to utilize those dollars looms large. If the focus is just asphalt and concrete, it will miss the heart of American manufacturing. At the top of manufacturers’ needs is access to good, consistent, high-quality feedstocks to make into new products.read more
December 5, 2017 I FALLS CHURCH, VA – The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the country, is pleased to announce that Berry Global, Inc., a leading global provider of innovative protection and packaging solutions, has joined on as its newest funding partner.read more
December 4, 2017 | By Cole Rosengren I Waste Dive – In an industry that is both hyper-local and globally dependent, The Recycling Partnership has become a key national convener. Born out of the Curbside Value Partnership, which was launched in 2003, this national nonprofit has rapidly grown over the past three-and-a-half years under CEO Keefe Harrison’s leadership to become an inescapable force. With funding from more than 30 private sector partners, plus grants, The Recycling Partnership is now seen by many as the go-to source for local governments interested in elevating their programs.read more