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Resource Recycling's "New Normal" series of online discussions, next webinar 7/15/2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020   (0 Comments)
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A free webinar series to guide municipal recycling in a new era.

How to Build a Better MRF Contract, 7/15/2020 at 2pm EST
Led by The Recycling Partnership, this session will lay out how to develop fair and sustainable partnerships between cities and materials recovery facilities in a time of budget cuts and market volatility.

What to Expect from Domestic Paper Markets, 7/29/2020 at 2pm EST
Fewer export buyers. Significant drops in commercial generation. Unprecedented shortages in tissue products. The realities around recycled fiber supply and demand have created massive volatility in pricing, and domestic mills are scrambling to adjust. Key voices discuss the details and outline projects underway that could reshape the fiber landscape for years to come.

Keeping Materials in Motion, 8/5/2020 at 2pm EST
This session explores critical efforts to support materials recovery for a wide range of materials. The new era of recycling is one built around multi-stakeholder involvement and collaboration, and these leaders will explain how that is set to play out.

The Path Forward, 8/19/2020 at 2pm EST
Coordinators of recycling programs across the country are grappling with budget constraints and ongoing safety concerns. At the same time, residents and elected officials are hoping for sustainability efforts to find new ways to blossom. The heads of municipal recycling programs in different regions open up about their efforts this unprecedented era.

Measurement Matters: How Do We Measure Now?, 8/26/2020 at 2pm EST
Continuing the "Measurement Matters" program that has brought stakeholders together in recent years, the closing session of The New Normal series explores metrics and data in the age of the coronavirus. Industry leaders Re-TRAC, The Recycling Partnership and the U.S. EPA will walk attendees through the ins and outs of the importance of data collection and the ways it can continue to yield program results.

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