FALLS CHURCH, VA I September 22, 2017 – It has grabbed numerous headlines, but what is China’s National Sword? This webinar will give a critical update on what China’s scrap ban and customs enforcement actions are, where it came from, the potential impact on markets, MRFs, and local programs, and methods for managing and messaging the potential impacts, especially in the short-term.read more
FALLS CHURCH, VA I August 29, 2017 – How likely is it that neighboring communities using the same MRF are talking to their residents about recyclable materials in the same way? As this new report prepared by The Recycling Partnership highlights, not very likely. What are the chances that a community will have easy-to-find recycling information on its website? Again, according to our new report, less than you might think.read more
AUGUST 8, 2017 I FALLS CHURCH, VA – Today, The Recycling Partnership announced the recipients of its Steve Thompson Memorial Education Grants program to bring more than 50 recycling professionals from across the U.S. to Minneapolis for the 2017 Resource Recycling Conference to further their recycling education.
At the end of 2016, The Recycling Partnership released its 2016 State of Curbside report, identifying the key attributes of the highest-performing recycling programs in the U.S.read more
AUGUST 1, 2017 I DENVER – How to make a great recycling city even better? That was the question Denver Public Works took on this year with The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit organization that applies corporate partner funding to improve the recycling system in cities and towns across the nation, thus increasing supplies of clean materials for manufacturing. Over the next three months, The Recycling Partnership will work with Denver Public Works to increase the city’s already notable ability to recover materials. Denver’s residential recycling program is already outperforming the national average in terms of quality of material collected, but there is more material to be recovered.read more
JULY 26, 2017 I FALLS CHURCH, VA – National nonprofit The Recycling Partnership is pleased to announce its newest funding partner, the global food and beverage leader, PepsiCo. The organizations have agreed to collaborate on an ambitious cross-sector approach to increasing recycling rates across America. PepsiCo’s collaboration with The Recycling Partnership will address the continued shortfall in U.S. recycling rates. Currently, still less than half of recyclables in U.S. homes are getting captured; just 22 million tons out of an available 46 million tons every year.read more
JULY 24, 2017 I ATLANTA, GA – The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate partner funding to improve curbside recycling systems in cities and towns across the country, is working with the City of Atlanta’s Office of Resilience and Department of Public Works to improve recycling in the city through the “Feet on the Street” public service and educational campaign.read more
JULY 20, 2017, WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – In an effort to engage soccer fans in the mission of recycling, HEINEKEN USA is teaming up with The Recycling Partnership for the second year in a row at two matches of the International Champions Cup. Fans aged 21+ are encouraged to visit the Heineken® beer gardens before the match for a chance to win prizes and pitch in to help green the future.read more
JULY 12, 2017 | By Angie Hilsman I Dartmouth Week
Next month, residents may notice their recycling hasn’t been picked up, but it won’t be because they forgot to roll out the bin. On August 7, town employees will begin an eight-week curbside engagement program on four of Dartmouth’s 10 collection routes, said Jason Hale, vice president of communications for The Recycling Partnership, a nonprofit that is working with the town to improve the recycling system.
JULY 7, 2017 I By Keefe Harrison I Triple Pundit
As the U.S. government pulls back from environmental advances, as evidenced by withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, corporations are moving forward together to achieve sustainability goals by funding local and national recycling improvements.
Wise companies are hip to the reality that packaging that cannot be easily recycled becomes branded trash. Large retailers are tuning into the concept of a circular economy, which calls for companies to ensure that what they manufacture can be reused, renewed, or recycled. Recycling efforts are being made – company by company – across the country, which is a win-win for American manufacturing and the environment.read more
JUNE 27, 2017 I CHICAGO – This summer and through the fall, The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate partner funding to improve curbside recycling systems in cities and town across the country, will be working with Chicago’s Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) to improve recycling in the city through the “It’s All You” public service and educational campaign.read more