As Hundreds of Recycling Centers Close in Calif., Calls for Reform Grow Louder

March 9, 2016 - In the wake of California’s largest recycler closing more than one-third of its recycling centers throughout the state, the Container Recycling Institute is calling on CalRecycle to work with the state legislature to adjust the payment amounts for beverage container redemption centers. Read More

California: Further closures of beverage can recycling centers suspected

March 9th, 2016 - Los Angeles, California, USA – The Container Recycling Institute is calling on CalRecycle to work with the legislature to immediately adjust the payment amounts for beverage container redemption centers. Read More

Why Some Redemption Centers Give 6 Cents a Bottle When Deposit is Only 5

March 7th, 2016 - If you live in Maine, it’s likely just part of your regular housekeeping to return your cans and bottles for the deposit, whether that’s by feeding them into a machine at Shaw’s, dropping off your Clynk bag at Hannaford or returning them to the redemption center. Read More

Roll carts are big step backward for recycling

March 6th 2016 - Columbians are currently separating fiber such as cardboard and paper from other recyclables. When the recycling truck picks up these items curbside, the fiber goes in one compartment and the rest goes into a separate compartment. Read More

What can be done to save California's container redemption centers?

March 2nd, 2016 - California was recently forced to close nearly 200 container redemption centers and lay off nearly 300 workers due to plummeting commodities’ value. Read More

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