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Beyond 34 Webinar: Realities and Opportunities in U.S. Recycling Infrastructure

With increased restrictions from international markets such as China, attention has turned to the state of U.S. recycling infrastructure. Business-led innovation in product and packaging has outpaced the infrastructure in place to collect it. Strengthening domestic infrastructure will contribute to job creation, end markets for recycled materials, and a more circular system. Webinar attendees will hear about the current state of U.S. infrastructure, ideas for improving local recycling infrastructure, and examples of the latest and greatest technology in recycling infrastructure.

April 10, 2019
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In today’s world, every city wants to be cleaner, greener, and more sustainable. The path to this goal starts at the most basic level—the management of a city’s waste and recycling in a timely and efficient manner. This is one of the core functions of a well-run city.

Beyond 34 Orlando Region Recycling Leaders Meeting

This meeting will continue to build on the in-person meetings, research, and efforts that have taken place as part of the Beyond 34 effort in the Orlando Region. The goal of Beyond 34 is to activate innovative local stakeholder collaboration to increase local recycling rates and for Orlando to be a model city of circularity and waste minimization that others can emulate. 

During this meeting, we will:

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