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THANKS SO MUCH FOR ALL THE INTEREST – WE’RE SOLD OUT! Our theme for SWANA Day 2015 is “Waste Flow Dynamics in a Changing Economy” and what a discussion we will have! Once again the day will be packed with great speakers and thoughtful discussion. Join us at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier in North Vancouver on Thursday November 19, 8am to 4pm.

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Op-ed Joint Industry Viewpoint on Recycling

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Early in October, the New York Times published an opinion piece, “The Reign of Recycling,” which took issue with recycling in the United States.  SWANA promptly submitted a letter to the editor to the Times and also teamed with the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and Keep America Beautiful (KAB) to develop a joint response.  The Times declined to print either response.  The more detailed joint response is being distributed today to nearly 50 newspapers and trade publications across the United States and is now posted on our webpage.  Please follow this link to read this response that speaks in support of the recycling industry.

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