30 Jul '15, 10am

Yes, recycling is still good business — if this happens #GrnBz

Yes, recycling is still good business — if this happens #GrnBz

Contrary to some recent articles proclaiming that the recycling industry is struggling, the recycling industry continues to be an enormous economic driver in the United States. In 2014, the recycling industry employed more than 1.1 million people, generated over $236 billion in gross annual revenues and saved municipal budgets over $3 billion annually in avoided landfill disposal fees. That being said, due to the way many municipal recycling contracts traditionally have been structured, the recycling industry is facing a potential crisis. Most contracts allow the municipality to drop off a truckload of recyclables, namely cardboard, paper, aluminum, rigid plastics and glass, at the recycling company at no cost. In addition, it is expected that the municipality also will share in revenue earned from the sale of the recyclables after the recycling company has covered its pro...

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