Should Decatur Start Separating Out Glass From Recycling?

September 29th, 2014 - Decatur takes great pride in its trash and recycling programs.  In the city’s recent Citizen Survey, residents gave both Garbage Collecting and Recycling a 91% positive rating.   Read More

NRC takes on recycling definition

Sept. 25, 2014 - What is recycling? Last week a number of industry leaders tried to come up with a clear and concise answer.   Read More
Single-Stream Recycling Is Easier for Consumers, But Is It Better?(VIDEO)

September 18th, 2014 - Single-stream recycling seems so simple. There is a bin. You put everything that's not trash—whether it's paper, plastic or metal—into that bin. The city comes and takes that bin away. Easy.   Read More
Citizens should be 'very satisfied' with glass recycling, says mayor

September 12th, 2014 - CA - Regina Mayor Michael Fougere admits most glass received by the city's private recycler, Emterra, is broken and gets hauled to the dump. But Fougere still concludes, "I think people should be very satisfied and happy with the service they're getting." Read More
Why the world's biggest companies are investing in recycling

August 18th, 2014 - Interest in recycling is looping back around.  That’s evident from the launch of the Closed Loop Fund, a budding $100 million effort by a group of large companies to invest in recycling infrastructure and, in the process, put more recycled materials into manufacturing supply chains. Read More