Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center

Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center

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The Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center Corporation (RMC) is an independent, Pennsylvania non-profit corporation with mission to reduce or eliminate barriers that lead to new expanded use of Pennsylvania’s recycled materials.

The RMC team brings markets development assistance to a near endless list of stakeholders including entrepreneurs, manufacturers, recycled material processors, collection programs, haulers, and governmental agencies. In operation since 2005 and with anchor funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the RMC has an affiliation with Penn State and is headquartered at Penn State Harrisburg with an office in Pittsburgh. Core areas of RMC outreach include feedstock supply connectivity, applied research and commercialization assistance; technology acceleration; and concierge service as a curator of technical and business growth information.

Building and supporting Pennsylvania’s $22.6B recycling marketplace with over 120 years of combined professional recycling industry experience, the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center bridges relationships between economic development and use of Pennsylvania’s recycled materials supply.

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July 27 | End-of-Life Options for Wind Turbine Blades

Engineering Analyst, Aubryn Copperman, will will review wind turbine blade end-of-life options that are currently in use or under development and present estimates of the quantity of composite blade material that will need to be handled in the near future.
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June 29 | SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT WEBINAR – Recycled Paper Commodities Markets Update Megan Workman

Paper recycling markets industry expert, Megan Workman, will include an update on recycled paper in the U.S. The presentation will provide updates on collection, markets, and recent challenges including China’s import restrictions and a discussion on the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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May 26 | SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT WEBINAR – Conducting All Aspects of Triple Bottom Line for Recycling – EVEN the Social!

Economist Lisa A. Skumatz, Ph.D., Principal, Skumatz Economic Research Associates, Inc., discusses how the Triple Bottom Line approach (TBL) enhances assessment of recycling programs.

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April 27 | SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT WEBINAR – Appliance Recycling

David Keeling, Regional Sales Manager for the East Coast, ARCA Recycling will discuss the process used to recycle appliances.

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April 22 | Insights into Circularity

Where you can learn if truly the impossible is possible.
Thursday, April 22, RMC President Bob Bylone will host a casual one-on-one conversation with the Founder and President of Engineered Plastics, LLC, Kurt Duska.

 

 

 

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