Entries by R3 Staff

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Sonoma County Waste Management Agency (SCWMA) – Solid Waste 101 Guide & Training

R3 was engaged by the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency (SCWMA) to provide a Comprehensive Guide and Training for SCWMA staff, Member Agency staff and Board members. R3’s primary objective was to present SCWMA and its Member Agencies with the information needed to effectively perform contract management functions and navigate the complex solid waste system […]

Monthly Topic: China Bans Solid Waste and Recyclables Imports

Summary Beijing notified the World Trade Organization in July 2017 that it planned to ban the import of 24 varieties of solid waste and recyclables (e.g., certain plastics and unsorted paper), and lower the minimum required contamination level from 1.5% to 0.3%. The ban is part of a broader Chinese customs program called “Operation Green […]