Multifamily Recycling: Ordinances, Pilot Projects, Challenges and Opportunities (WasteExpo 2022)

June 6, 2022

Municipalities are doubling down to boost their recycling numbers and decrease contamination, but when it comes to multifamily recycling, they are faced with many challenges and opportunities. Across the U.S., some cities have implemented mandatory recycling ordinances for commercial and multifamily properties. Others have launched pilot projects in an attempt to change behavior and combat contamination issues. Learn how municipalities are complying with these ordinances, what data resulted from pilot projects, what challenges and opportunities come along with multifamily recycling and more.

Amy Thomaides, Community Enhancement Initiatives Manager, City of San Marcos
David Tonjes, Dir., Waste Data and Analysis Ctr. & Assoc. Research Prof., Dept. of Technology and Society, Stony Brook University
Evan Novell, Sustainability Project Manager, City of Orlando's Solid Waste Division
Ruth Abbe, Principal, Abbe & Associates, LLC
Craig Wittig (Moderator), Senior Director of Grant Implementation, The Recycling Partnership

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