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From the NWPSC February Newsletter
SB 168, which would require CalRecycle to establish by 2023 minimum recycled content standards for metal, glass, or plastic beverage containers, passed the California Senate on January 29 and awaits consideration in the Assembly.

Earlier bill language required the creation of a...


Portland Tribune reports that Wilsonvillle's SORT Bioenergy, believes it was denied due process by Metro in its consideration of the region's upcoming food scraps recycling contract.

Paul Woods, President of SORT Bioenergy, alleges Metro is colluding with Waste Management — the announced winner of the competitive...



NFL announces zero waste plan for Super Bowl - from Construction and Demolition Recycling

Elizabeth Hovde: Recycling efforts should match our talk (Opinion) - from

AMERIPEN talks packaging, policy for 2018 - from Packaging World

OSU uses $27,000 grant to lessen wasted food - from ...


Thanks to a grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the great folks at BRING in Eugene, OR, have spent the past twelve months asking their stakeholders what they appreciate about BRING and how to expand their many programs and are charting an exciting new course. 

The organization has a new look...


Recycling Today reports HDPE can be recycled repeatedly, according to a study conducted by the Association of Plastics Recyclers and the American Chemistry Council.