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Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Web Academy Webinar: Recycling Market Update

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This webinar was held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST.

Starting in 2018, China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection will prohibit the importation of scrap materials, including some grades of recovered paper and plastic. What is the impact to date on U.S. markets of import bans?

In this webinar, Jerry Powell, founder and editor of Resource Recycling, Inc., provides an update on the status of recycling markets, such as those for paper, plastics, metals and other commodities. He looks at the potential impact of import bans on scrap, including unsorted paper and mixed plastics, and shares likely responses and events throughout the rest of the year.

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Photo of Jerry PowellJerry Powell, Resource Recycling, Inc. - Jerry Powell is the founder and executive editor of Resource Recycling, Inc., which publishes Resource Recycling, Plastics Recycling Update and E-Scrap News. He previously owned and managed a recycling consulting company and managed a recycling business in Portland, Oregon.


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