Making History – Cities Help Lead Great Strides Made in Recycling and Reuse | SCS Engineers

March 15, 2022

SCS Engineers Environmental Consulting and Contracting


Recycling and reuse started in 1987 and continues today with cities embracing public-private partnerships with their recycling processors. They recognize the vital and interrelated role of both the public and private sectors in recovering recyclables. In the U.S., manufacturing and end-use markets are seeing more demand for recyclable materi­als. Companies are held accountable for misleading advertising instead of changing packaging or labeling how to recycle clearly.

Through leadership, innovation, and strate­gic planning, cities continue to help lead the way on recycling to achieve landfill diversion and provide for more environmental­ly and financially sustainable solid waste management systems for the next 30 years.

Read more from the authors of this up-lifting article, The Journey of Recycling, in the March edition of APWA.





Posted by Diane Samuels at 6:00 am