Why recycling business is feeling so discarded these days

March 19th, 2016 - The recycling business stinks these days with the price of commodities, such as plastics, metal and paper, all in the dumps. Read More

Pressure mounts on California for deposit program reform

March 16th, 2016 - The Container Recycling Institute has called on California to increase the fees it pays to redemption centers to cover the cost of recycling PET beverage containers. Read More

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