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Month: October 2020

Recycling Workgroup Survey

The Florida Recycling Workgroup consist of professionals in the recycling industry; local governments; corporations; and associations. The goal is to submit a reasonable recycling plan to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by the end of 2020. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VHX2FHM

White Paper Looks at the State of Plastic Waste Management

SWANA provides members with insight on new and emerging issues Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has issued a new white paper for SWANA members, State of Plastic Waste Management in the United States and Canada, that gives a timely snapshot of the issue for solid waste and recycling…
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New Guide Helps MRFs Manage Lithium Batteries Safely

NW&RA, ISRI and SWANA Issue Joint Document to Prevent Fires and Injuries from Improperly Disposed Batteries The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA), the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc (ISRI), and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have developed a Guide for Developing Lithium Battery Management Practices at Materials Recovery Facilities. The…
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New Report Focuses on Curbside Recycling Options

SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation report examines three case studies Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) has released a new report, Curbside Recycling Collection Options, which presents three curbside recycling options for recycling and sustainability program managers to consider in their efforts to reduce inbound contamination…
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