AOR Blog

02-05-2019

New legislation proposed by the Washington state Department of Ecology hopes to address some of those deficiencies in regional recycling and solid waste management. The ultimate goal is to attract more businesses to recycle and use materials in the state, and offer state help for waste managers at the county and city level as...

02-05-2019

The Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G), headquartered in Cincinnati, used the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, to announce a new partnership that further advances P&G’s Ambition 2030 sustainability goals.

P&G has partnered with Loop, a circular e-commerce platform developed by TerraCycle...

02-04-2019

Walmart Canada announces the Walmart Canada Charter on Plastics, a milestone commitment to reduce plastic waste across its operations.

The announcement builds on Walmart Inc.’s 2016 commitment to have 100 per cent recyclable private brand packaging by 2025. “Reducing unnecessary plastic waste and increasing plastic...

02-01-2019

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The Municipal Measurement Program (MMP) launched in January 2019 with the goal of harmonizing the measurement of material management programs and providing municipalities with decision-making tools that can improve recycling program performance.

This free Program...

01-31-2019

Solutions to preserve access and reduce contamination are emerging from municipalities, partners and citizen-led efforts in states such as Oregon, Virginia and New Hampshire.

Hardships caused by China's global recycling industry disruptions have been particularly acute in small U.S. cities and towns over the past year....

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