Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Report: China clamps down on recycled pellet imports

Recycled plastic pellets are facing greater scrutiny upon import into China, international recycling stakeholders recently reported. The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) on Sept. 11 wrote that Chinese customs authorities “have been tightening the enforcement of the existing regulations regarding

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OECD countries split on Basel plastics decision

A coalition that includes the U.S. and European Union failed to agree on how new global plastic waste shipping regulations should affect the coalition’s member countries. As a result, each country will decide for itself how scrap plastic imports are

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Three National Parks Focused on Reducing Waste

Subaru of America, Inc., the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and National Park Foundation (NPF) have created an innovative partnership to reduce the amount of waste that the Denali, Grand Teton and Yosemite national Read More…

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How to Waste Less By Consuming More

In May 2020, I wrote an article for Waste360 that called for the waste industry to redefine “waste,” literally. I argued in favor of the circular economy, which states “waste” is actually a misnomer; rather, the real problem is a

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Solar Panels are Tricky to Recycle

Solar panels are an excellent source for renewable power, but there’s no plan for the e-waste they will create when they reach the end of their life. The International Renewable Energy Agency projects by 2050 up to 78 million metric tons of

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