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Jennie Romer – a key player in creating plastics policies from coast to coast – talks about her new book "Can I Recycle This?" and why she's now looking to take on the whole recycling system.
To achieve Florida's 75% recycling rate goal, clear, consistent messaging to residents must be part of the effort, speakers at a Florida Recycling Partnership Foundation event said.
Employers can still voluntarily opt to require social distancing and masks for their workers, attorneys say.
How mechanical screening can maximize sort efficiency and minimize cost.
The city council passed a bill meant to limit use of straws, a potential sign of growing acceptance for plastics reduction policies. Elsewhere, an American Biogas Council event spurred discussion of codigestion.
Efforts to hit an 80% recycling rate by 2035 were delayed in part by the pandemic, but moves to expand drop-off programs show new momentum. Curbside organics collection remains an unresolved priority.
Manufacturers are unfairly restricting consumers from repairing their own products, according to a new Federal Trade Commission report. A newly passed law in Arkansas also streamlines electronics recycling.
With the Biden administration's focuses on climate, environmental justice and infrastructure investment, advocates and trade groups view now as an apt time to pursue $200 million across a decade to help expand U.S. composting.
Outside of Canada, the majority of local economies have reopened and volumes are bouncing back. Catch up on results and takeaways on the first quarter of 2021 from the industry's largest solid waste operators.
Waste Management, Republic Services, Waste Connections, GFL Environmental, Covanta and Casella Waste Systems leaders commented on pandemic recovery trends and other pressing topics.
Interest in sustainability goals is growing "enormously," and companies that ignore the trend risk rejection by investors, according to Larry Wieseneck, co-president of investment bank Cowen.
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A string of recent state announcements will ease business restrictions in the coming weeks and months in the Northeast. Plus, state and local policy updates from Florida, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, California and more.
While Canada's pandemic restrictions continue to affect GFL's business, U.S. recovery trends and past acquisitions are providing a boost. Ample M&A opportunity remains due in part to potential tax changes, the company said.
Even after a long approval process for the just-closed Santek purchase the company is "not deterred" from pursuing larger M&A deals and intends to invest $600 million in acquisitions this year, said incoming CEO Jon Vander Ark.
U.S. cardboard markets will stay positive in the near term, market experts at ISRI's convention said. Meanwhile, infrastructure issues could impede efforts to collect enough plastic to meet brand owners' future packaging demands.
An industry lobbyist said the bill would make local governments "think long and hard" about pursuing certain franchise arrangements. The move comes as some cities and counties are discussing new service models.
Speakers at ISRI's annual convention stressed the importance of fostering meaningful relationships in environmental justice communities where they operate, both to mitigate harm and to prepare for potential regulation.
Litter and city cleanliness issues seemed to worsen during the pandemic, prompting numerous solutions. “When it's sort of everybody's responsibility, it's nobody's priority,” one anti-litter specialist said.