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IRC IN THE NEWS – June through Sept 2018

October 31, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS —  As the state’s central clearinghouse for waste reduction and recycling information, we were called upon by the following media outlets to help inform the public and demystify the oncoming changes to the recycling industry resulting from China’s recent regulatory restrictions and how they impact Indiana.  IRC was also able to touch on how our state can address challenges through investing in our current resource recovery infrastructure and by positively reinforcing and supporting creative solutions at the company and individual level.

  1. Johnson County Closes Drop-Off Recycling, Other Districts Could Be Next – WFYI

  2. Recycling advocates want Hogsett to implement long promised plan – IBJ

  3. Indianapolis set to unveil plans for long-awaited recycling program this fall – WasteDive

  4. Explaining the Recycling Process – Fox 59

  5. Indiana Challenged By China’s Ban On U.S. Recycling – IN Public Media

  6. Some Johnson County residents left with no recycling options – WTHR

  7. Chinese Regulatory Changes Shift Recycling Trade In Indiana – WFYI

  8. Curbside recycling fee doubles for Indianapolis Republic Services customers – WTHR

  9. Recycling rates to double for many Indianapolis Republic Services customers to $100 per year – IndyStar

  10. Cost of curbside recycling to increase in Indianapolis as early as August 1 -RTV6

  11. Local Republic Services recycling customers facing big rate increases – Indiana Business Journal

  12. Paper Straw Wants to Stir Changes – IndyStar

  13. Carmel teacher’s family road trip across the U.S. takes a ‘trashy’ turn – IndyStar


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