This trade association site has been developed to raise awareness about the importance of paper recycling, educate key stakeholders about recycling programs, and provide tools for communities looking to start or improve paper recycling programs.
As the international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, membership includes independent recycling companies of all sizes, processing numerous resins, as well as consumer product companies, equipment manufacturers, testing laboratories, organizations, and others committed to the success of plastics recycling.
As a part of its charge to promote environmental responsibility from state operations, the Indiana Department of Administration has implemented a number of specific initiatives aimed at reducing waste, decreasing energy use, and making government a more efficient user of materials.
Businesses can find information on additional funding and resources available to them through the state. Often a new company wants to recycle, revitalize an area, or refurbish a building. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation can help.
The Office of Energy Development (OED) was established to enhance Indiana's potential for links in energy and defense for economic development and national security. OED offers funding for projects involving alternative power and energy; alternative transportation fuels; energy efficiency; and energy outreach, education, and planning.
The Indiana Recycling Coalition, Inc. (IRC) was formed by a group of dedicated volunteers in 1989. It is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization representing concerned citizens, state and local government officials, business, industry, and environmental groups.
Keep America Beautiful brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities. With a network of more than 1,200 affiliate and participating organizations, including state recycling organizations, Keep America Beautiful works with millions of volunteers to take action in their communities through programs that deliver sustainable impact.
This page, from the Essex County, New Jersey Utilities Authority, provides information on the most commonly used recycling symbols in the United States. It includes symbols which pertain only to certain materials, such as cardboard or glass.
WasteWise is a free, voluntary, U.S. EPA program which helps organizations eliminate costly municipal solid waste, benefiting the bottom line and the environment. WasteWise provides free technical assistance to help you develop, implement, and measure your waste reduction activities.
The U.S. Recycling Economic Information (REI) Study was an unprecedented national study, commissioned by the U.S. EPA and numerous states through a cooperative agreement with the National Recycling Coalition. The results, published in 2001, provided economic data for 26 different types of reuse and recycling establishments, demonstrating the importance of recycling and reuse to the U.S. economy.