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The law offers an example of stakeholders uniting on key ESG considerations such as potential emissions and pollution benefits, racial justice and evolving corporate policies impacting such issues.
The entire industry has stepped up during a significantly challenging year, but none of it would be possible without the frontline workers who put themselves at risk to keep it all running.
As New York sanitation workers were caught in the initial epicenter of the pandemic, hundreds were infected and multiple died. A city nonprofit played a key role in supporting them and adapting to a very eventful year.
During a year of crisis and challenge, these are some of the people, groups and initiatives that met the moment.
Proponents say the bill could impact the entire value chain, including $55 million in annual funding toward post-consumer infrastructure. Critics maintain it does not go far enough in changing the equation on plastic waste.
President David Stanton discusses building a new business following the acquisition of assets from Stericycle, pandemic effects on different customer bases and the big potential around managing PFAS waste.
Simple Recycling, the country's largest curbside service provider, has suspended around 25% of its estimated 200 municipal contracts due to the pandemic. Meanwhile, a new Rhode Island company sees hope for the model.
Chapter 1 Now Available: Global Trends Influencing Waste and Recycling in the US The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and RRS developed a report to present key trends shaping the world of waste and recycling that impact retailers today. The report highlights leading practices from around... Read More...
The annual Menino Survey of Mayors found most city leaders are concerned about the future of small businesses, minority communities and municipal budgets, saying federal aid has so far been insufficient.
Although some reporting standards are widely used, there isn’t a single framework for companies to ensure accurate measurement and communication of their environmental impact, a KPMG survey found.
PET Thermoform Report Examines Recycling Pathways  The Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) and project partners released results of the PET Thermoform Cost and Material Flow Analysis, a study conducted by RRS.  The summary of findings includes estimated material volumes in the marketplace and... Read More...
After falling short on some 2020 goals, the maker of Guinness and Smirnoff laid out plans to reduce emissions and improve packaging recyclability through 2030.
The addition of longtime OSHA administrator Dr. David Michaels was applauded by the National Safety Council, which said that businesses need a national pandemic roadmap to keep workers safe.
Executives from Comcast, Morgan Stanley and Robin Hood shared their thoughts on employers' strategic commitments.
The "asset-light" company's national platform of commercial accounts took a hit this year, like many others. Leader Ray Hatch, formerly of Oakleaf, sees signs of a recovery and more potential deals ahead.
Michigan Scrap Tire Program Study Finds Opportunities in New Markets The 2020 Scrap Tire Market Development Study, funded by a grant through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), is now available on the EGLE webpage. The study, conducted by RRS, indicates tire... Read More...
Speakers at the event highlighted the booming use of robotics, declining contamination and improved market pricing as positive signs; while international trade policy continues to present complications.
The two charges against Paul Giusti stem from alleged attempts to influence former city Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, who was arrested earlier this year, in exchange for his approval of rate increases and other actions.
Two former agency officials discuss what might occur in the coming months at the highest level of the industry's main bureau.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's latest progress report on where consumer goods companies stand on the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment shows substantial work ahead toward a more circular economy.