AOR Blog


A few articles about the January 11 finalization of China’s National Sword policy.


The Mosier, Oregon, company collects used bike chains from bike shops throughout the western US.

Simply put old chains in a box and call or email with the weight when the box is full (20-50 pounds is ideal).

They will send UPS to pick up the box the next day.

Resource Revival recycles tons of used bike...


In their mid-October webinar, The Recycling Partnership offered their six-point plan on how to shield your program from National Sword, the umbrella term used to describe the various China-related export issues.

They've also got a deep-dive into paper and plastics markets from industry experts and an open discussion on...


In 2017, The Recycling Partnership worked in Massachusetts, fighting contamination in six more communities and training Bay State staffers to deploy our approach for years to come.

Together with the Massachusetts Department for Environmental Protection, they created the Recycling IQ Kit. Here’s one for curbside recycling...


Skumatz Economic Research Associates, Inc. are asking that you take the latest National Trash & Recycling Survey.

"Some of you may have filled out our previous surveys and your knowledge and data you provide are immensely valuable in allowing us to conduct quantitative work. We publish results in...