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Trash can get picked up in lame duck

As published in the Detroit News, November 25, 2018

By Kerrin O'Brien, Executive Director
Michigan Recycling Coalition

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MRC Executive Director Kerrin O'Brien testimony before House Subcommittee on Appropriations for Environmental Quality

March 6, 2018

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Michigan Recycling Coalition Launches New Recycle, MI Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      Contact:  Kerrin O’Brien

January 6, 2017                                                         517 974-3672

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A Case for Glass Recycling

Glass recycling has been a hot topic of late and the long-standing trope is that glass competes with sand as its virgin counterpart and there is no shortage of sand. As it turns out, however, there is a global shortage of sand, as one might expect of any finite resource.  This New York Times article will give you a sense of the degree to which sand is being mined and the impact of such mining. 

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