SoCal Connected Segment Featuring CRI's Executive Director Nominated for Emmy Award

June 5th, 2015 - The segment Bottle-to-Bottle: The Future of Recycling featuring Susan V. Collins has been nominated for a Feature Segment Emmy Award!  Winners will be announced at the 67th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards presentation on Saturday evening, July 25, 2015 at The Skirball Cultural Center Guerin Pavilion in Herscher Hall.. Read More

NRCM Testimony in Opposition to LD 1204, An Act to Increase Recycling and Composting by Creating the Maine Recycling Fund

April 23rd, 2015 - Senator Saviello, Representative Welsh, and members of the Joint Standing Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, my name is Sarah Lakeman and I am the Sustainable Maine Project Director for the Natural Resources Council of Maine. I appreciate this opportunity to testify in opposition to LD 1204. Read More

California beverage container program budget cuts off the table

April 22nd, 2015 - California officials no longer envision immediate cuts to programs funded by the state's beverage container fund because the fund's financial future looks brighter. Read More

Our View: Earth Day 2015: You can help protect the planet

April 22nd, 2015 - Today is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and befitting the times we live in there’s an app for that. Apple has added an Earth Day 2015 section to the App Store. The goal is to “Learn about how to improve the world around you with our Earth Day collections.” Read More

High Costs Put Cracks in Glass-Recycling Programs

April 22nd, 2015 - In many parts of the country, glass—the original recyclable—is becoming too expensive to handle, placing a growing burden on towns and businesses. Some cities, including Harrisburg, Pa., and Charleston, W. Va., consider it more cost-effective to have residents throw glass bottles in the trash than to recycle them. Read More