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Jambeck Research Group: Import Export Plastic

In January 2018, China implemented a policy that drastically restricts the plastic waste it imports from other countries. Until that time, most plastics that were globally exported for recycling went to China, so this change in policy has had a significant effect on the recycling industry. The Jambeck Research Group at the University of Georgia, led by environmental engineering professor Jenna...
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), which bills itself as "the voice of the recycling industry," is a nonprofit trade association that represents about 1,300 recycling companies operating in the United States and in 41 countries worldwide. ISRI offers its digital visitors an overview about and resources on various recycling commodities, including its 96-page 2018 Scrap Recycling...

For readers who want to stay up to speed on developments in the worldwide recycling and solid waste industry, Waste360 is a valuable resource. Describing itself as "the leading information, event, commerce, and education provider to the solid waste, recycling, organics, and sustainable communities," Waste360 offers comprehensive, regularly updated industry news from a business perspective. The...