Important Announcements

July 18, 2019 – Board Meeting Agenda

Past Board Meeting Agendas

May 16, 2019 – Board Meeting Agenda

Past Meeting Minutes

May 16, 2019 – Executive Board Meeting Summary

March 7, 2019 – Executive Board Meeting Summary

December 11, 2018 – Executive Board Meeting Summary

September 21, 2018 – Executive Board Meeting Summary

August 21, 2018 – Executive Board Meeting Summary

July 24, 2018 – Executive Board Meeting Summary

May 15, 2018 – Executive Board Meeting Summary

April 27, 2018 – Executive Board Meeting Summary

Recent Articles

Recycling Crisis

How Recycling in Changing in all 50 States | Waste Drive

Swamped with Plastic Waste, Malaysia Struggles as Global Scrap Piles Up | Real Change

EcoWaste Hails Korean Government Action on Trash Shipments | Stuff.co.nz

Kiwi’s Recycling is Piling Up in Malaysia and Being Burnt in Secret, Environmentalists Say | Stuff.co.nz

Import Restrictions Ripple Across Southeast Asia – Plastics Recycling Update

Malaysia – The New Dumping Ground for the World’s Plastic Waste | Videos | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

China’s Import Ban on Plastic Waste Pushes Japan and Other Rich Nations to Rethink Trash Options | The Japan Times

Budget Busters: Recycling Expenses Growing | News | thepilot.com

Single-Stream Recycling (and China) Throwing Recycling Markets into Chaos – Next City

Market Forces Put America’s Recycling Industry in the Dumps

The Dirty Truth Is Your Recycling May Actually Go To Landfills

China: Waste Restrictions Will Spur US Job Growth

National Geographic 2018

Recycling is Big Business, but is it Profitable?

Amid Trade Feud, Recycling Is In Danger of Landing on Trash Pile

China Trash Ban is a Global Recycling Wake Up Call

Waste Management: The Effects of China’s Recycling Import Ban

China’s Block on Trash Imports Forces Australia to Bury Recycling

Washington State Recycling Market Issues Finally Come Into Focus

China Seizes 110,000 Metric Tons of “Smuggled Waste,” Arrests 52 So Far in 2018

What Chinese import policies mean for all 50 states

The Recycling Game Is Rigged Against You

Planet or Plastic

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Announcement Archive

July 24, 2018 – Open Meeting Notice and Proposed Agenda

August 21, 2018 – August Meeting Agenda

August 22, 2018 – Grant Training

Executive Board Members:

Jim Marcum, Chair – Pettis Co.
Susan Crooks, Vice Chair – Johnson Co.
Jessica Gibson, Sec/Treasurer – Saline Co.
Brenda Ardrey – Pettis Co.
Barbara Carroll – Johnson Co.
Tracy Dyer – Lafayette Co.
Troy Armstrong – Johnson Co.
Ann Black – Morgan Co.
Ryan Hoffa – Morgan Co.
Susan Jaster –Lafayette Co.
Dewey Hendrix – Saline Co.