How Banning Food Waste from Landfills Affects the Industry


As a way to reduce the amount of waste sent to its landfills, Maine legislators have begun looking for ways to require composting for food and other organic wastes. Originally included in LD 1578, sponsored by Sen. Tom Saviello, (R-Wilton), a mandate required those producing more than one┬áton of food waste to divert it from … More How Banning Food Waste from Landfills Affects the Industry

Five Commandments for Down Recycling Commodity Markets


The accumulated wisdom of scrap recycling veterans leads to five important rules to help cope with difficult market conditions. By Brian Taylor, Editor – Recycling Today       Illustration: Matt Collins   Scrap recycling company owners and managers live in a workday world in which changes can occur suddenly or, conversely, in which a … More Five Commandments for Down Recycling Commodity Markets