SSRC takes a position on disposable bag bans

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Costs for both disposal and recycling are increasing. New markets for recyclables will take time to develop. Landfills are closing in Mass., leaving fewer options for cost effective disposal of waste. The SSRC supports efforts by its Member Communities to reduce the generation of solid waste, including recyclable items. This…

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A case for producer responsibility

 by Claire Galkowski, Posted in Resource Recycling June 5, 2018 With so much focus on the recycling crisis, we tend to overlook the root cause of the problem: the glut of short-lived consumer products and packaging. Rather than looking for new places to dispose, it is imperative that we look at…

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