AOR Blog

10-04-2018

From Resource Recycling, by Jared Paben

Public and private entities regularly sample waste streams to glean data on the plastics that could be captured for recycling. Now, guidelines have been developed to standardize the process so results can be compared. 

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10-03-2018

Article from Resource Recycling by Colin Staub

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10-02-2018

Article originally appeared in Resource Recycling, by Colin Staub

WestRock announced that eight recycled paperboard mills in the U.S. will take in mixed paper bales that include single-use fiber cups, takeout cartons, pizza boxes and similar materials.  These products are rarely accepted in recycling programs, usually...

09-29-2018

The Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded reflects EREF’s long-term strategic plan to address all areas of integrated solid waste management, with a strong focus towards research that increased sustainable solid waste management practices.

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09-28-2018

Scrapo is a free online marketplace for plastic recycling that enables buyers and sellers to connect and communicate in real time.

Users can post their material in less than a minute, browse through the listings posted by other recyclers, and instantly communicate with other users using Scrapo’s real-time messaging tools...

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