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Waste and Recycling Non-profits and Advocacy Groups 

  • Bottle Bill Resource Guide
    This site explains and provides a layout for Bottle Bills, which is a law that requires a minimum refundable deposit on beer, soft drink, and other beverage containers in order to ensure a high rate of recycling or reuse.
  • Container Recycling Institute
    CRI is a non-profit organization that studies and promotes policies and practices that shift the social and environmental costs associated with manufacturing, recycling, and disposal of container and packaging waste from government and taxpayers to producers and consumers.
  • Earth 911: Making Every Day Earth Day
    This site provides recycling information and lists of recycling-oriented activities throughout various communities.
  • The Internet Consumer Recycling Guide
    This recycling guide provides a starting point for consumers in the USA and Canada searching the net for recycling information.
  • Stop Trashing the Climate
    A report documenting the link between climate change and unsustainable patterns of consumption and wasting dispels myths about the climate benefits of landfill gas recovery and waste incineration, outlines policies needed to effect change, and offers a roadmap for how to significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within a short period.

Industry Sites

  • Bureau of International Recycling
    BIR is an international trade federation representing the world’s recycling industry, covering in particular ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper and textiles.
  • Global Recycling Network
    Global Recycling Network (GRN) is a free-access public site dedicated to recycling-related information.
  • Recycling Manager Prices
    This recyclable materials price service, published every other week, provides U.S. materials prices by grade for aluminum and steel cans, scrap metals, paper, plastics, and glass.
  • Steel Recycling Institute
    The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) is an industry a
    ssociation that promotes and sustains the recycling of all steel parts.

Local Recycling Programs