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Programs and Initiatives

Programs and Initiatives

Iowa City Curbside Introduction

With a grant from The Recycling Partnership, the City of Iowa City was able to transition to curb side recycling, as well as institute a public education campaign.

Programs and Initiatives

Programs and Initiatives

Multi-Material Flexible Packaging Recovery Collaborative

This Collaborative’s studies sustainable end-of-life solutions for multi-laminate flexible packaging.

Reports and Analyses

Reports and Analyses

NonFerrous Metal Scrap Industry

Fact Sheet on recycling nonferrous metals such as aluminum, copper, lead, nickel, tin, and zinc.

Apps and Tools

Apps and Tools

Multi-Material Flexible Recovery Facilities

Map of recovery facilities as well as data on each facility.

Apps and Tools

Apps and Tools

What Do Your Recyclables Become

Online activity to view what products become when they are recycled. It is important to remember that each municipal recycling program is different, so not all of these materials are necessarily accepted where you live.

Apps and Tools

Apps and Tools

DIYSigns for Recycling

FREE, open-sourced templates you can personalize and download to show what recyclables goes in which bin.

Best Practices and Case Studies

Best Practices and Case Studies

How to Recycle Common Paper-based Holiday Items

During the holiday season, our homes are filled with cards from family and friends, cardboard boxes from shopping online to find the right gift and wrapping materials to ensure the surprise is spectacular.  But which of these are recyclable? Here some general guidelines to help you make the right decision on whether to put these common holiday paper items in the recycling or the trash bin

Graphics and Video

Graphics and Video

Paper Recycling Best Practices – Why you shouldn’t “wishcycle”

Wishcycling”—the act of putting something in your recycling bin in the hope that someone, somewhere will figure out what to do with it along the way—actually impedes the recycling process.

Apps and Tools

Apps and Tools

Maine Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit

The Maine Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit was developed through interagency coordination to provide a centralized source for the information relevant for designing and implementing climate adaptation measures or strategies, as well as information on important regulations and standards that may affect your project or planning process. The toolkit also provides opportunities to connect with state agencies and other engaged practitioners for technical advice and expertise.

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There are many ways to engage with and support Beyond 34 goals. Join us in taking action to improve national recycling and recovery systems.

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