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US RCP Market Stays Firm On Rising Demand & Price

For a decade prior to 2017, China was the main buyer of US recovered paper. This was especially true in OCC as Chinese orders became the barometer of the market. The ban from imports by the Chinese government thereafter made some market analysts feel that US RCP market would undergo a period of instability. However, […]

Pilot program analyzes multifamily recycling trends

A five-month pilot program in multifamily locations in Boston has demonstrated an increase in recycling, specifically for old corrugated containers (OCC). The pilot program was sponsored by the Rolling Meadows, Illinois-based Fibre Box Association, and was conducted by Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) and with support from the city of Boston. According to […]