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From the PSI Blog

A crisis can be painful. It can also be an opportunity for much-needed change.

Recent trade restrictions by China have troubled many U.S. industries, as well as municipal recycling programs that rely on Chinese markets. Shrinking markets for recovered material have raised municipal recycling...


Sustainable Oregon 2019, AOR’s 41st annual conference, will be held June 19th - 21st, 2019 at The Riverhouse in Bend, Oregon. 

This year we are seeking enthusiastic and dynamic presenters that can share ideas and innovations in the recycling, reuse, waste reduction, and resource and materials management industry or...


by Colin Staub, Resource Recycling Magazine

After Resource Recycling highlighted conservative commentators who questioned the foundations of materials recovery, a number of industry professionals jabbed back, noting the economic strengths still inherent in recycling.

In July, a handful of opinion pieces in right-...


The California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) recently put out a call to action to its members regarding three pieces of legislation that are facing steep opposition as they head to the Assembly Floor next week.

SB 1335 (Allen) – Recyclable and Compostable Food Packaging
This bill takes action to prevent...

The Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA) would like to invite AOR members to attend their upcoming WRED event at the WSRA member rate!                     The Paper Chase - The Ins and Outs of Paper Recycling Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Lacey Community Center | 6729 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98503...