Is the Market for Recyclables Dead? Nope! Public Works Magazine, October 2016

Industry executives have opined that prices for recyclable materials have fallen so far that it’s oftentimes not economical to process recyclables and pay revenues to local communities. For those of us urging more recycling as a way of promoting sustainability, the question is: can community recycling programs survive?


Should we sound the death knell for recycling in the U.S.? No. The solution is to confront the myths being painted on the state of recycling.


Author: Marc Rogoff