Monthly Archives: September 2015

Global Shift Puts Squeeze on Twin Cities Recycling

Plunging oil prices and a slowdown of the Chinese economy are causing ripple effects in the Minnesota recycling market, wiping out monthly profits that cities use to drive down costs for the service. The falling price for recyclable materials, coupled …
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NWRA honors recycling innovation, education and partnerships

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), Washington, awarded its first recycling awards Sept. 10, 2015, at the inaugural Waste360 Recycling Summit, an event hosted by Penton and NWRA in Chicago. Four awards and three honorable mentions were given to …
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Recycling or Wish-Cycling – Star Tribune

Are you guilty of “wish cycling?” That’s┬áthe practice of tossing questionable items in the recycling bin, hoping they can somehow be recycled. The term arose this weekend in a story about how low material prices are hurting the Twin Cities …
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