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Recycling programs in apartment complexes and multi family dwellings

  Most residential recycling programs focus on serving the single family household. There are many reasons for this. Many of these programs are funded through a tax assessment which is difficult to levy on multi family dwellings. There is a perception that apartment dwellers are less likely to recycle (although research shows demographics play little […]
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Community Recycling Keys to Success

In recent posts we’ve reviewed four successful programs; the City of Clifton, New Jersey, the City of Beaverton, Oregon, the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, Florida.  These programs reside in different parts of the country and the programs are structurally different. So what makes them successful? […]
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ReCommunity and RRRASOC partner to open upgraded material recovery facility in Southfield, MI

On December 20, 2011, ReCommunity and the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County (RRRASOC) cut the ribbon on their upgraded material recovery facility in Southfield, Michigan.  The $4.5 million upgrade converts the existing facility to fully automated single-stream recycling. This benefits area residents by making recycling easier and allows the recycling facility to collect a […]
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