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Company's Tax Revenue Impact is $8.5 Million Annually

PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 6, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services of Oregon announced today the results of a study of its annual economic impact in the state. The study measures the direct and indirect economic...


Press Release Issued 9/15/2017 by the National Stewardship Action Council. For more information, contact NSAC's Executive Director Heidi Sanborn.

Environmentalists, Local Governments, Waste Haulers, Unions, Carpet Industry Representatives Applaud Legislature, Urge Governor Brown’s Support

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the...


All businesses that sell food or drinks must offer compostable or recyclable options — or ask patrons to forgo the tools altogether — come next July as part of a citywide ordinance to curb plastic waste across the city.

Read more at the Seattle Times.


Despite ban on plant-based service-ware in their compost bins, local businesses continue to use them, stating they're still a better choice, even if they end up in the garbage.

Read more at the Corvallis Gazette Times.


Recycling Today reports on SWANA's comments to the WTO regarding China's ban on certain scrap imports. Click here to read SWANA commentary.

CNN Money reports on the panic sweeping the $5-biillion-dollar a year US recycling industry as the first effects of the sword are felt.