FPA and manufacturers of corrugated cardboard boxes encourage federal, state and local governments to distinguish them as essential business operations.
States are supporting EPR laws that would force product manufacturers to pay for the cost of recycling and disposing of their products.
NWRA guidance also includes documents to be carried in waste and recycling fleet vehicles and a clarification letter for local authorities.
Rubicon CEO Nate Morris says adopting a four-point plan is crucial to hauler viability and public safety.
Coven is using the power of technology and education to enhance the recycling industry.
Episode 50: A dynamic session from WasteExpo on C&D trends.
SWANA is urging state and local governments to include waste management in emergency orders being issued in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
At the request of NWRA, DHS has designated solid waste collection workers as part of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce.
ISRI requests that all recycling operations across the U.S. be designated “essential” to public health and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NWRA remains engaged with Congress and the administration to lift restrictions that would allow waste haulers to properly respond to COVID-19.