Mar 6 - Seven Ways the Stimulus Package Affects Recycling

Resource Recycling, E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update editorial staff has developed a guide on how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will affect the recycling industry.

As many as 25 shovel-ready recycling projects could receive direct support from the stimulus. Through the inclusion of tax credits to purchase new equipment and overall reductions in waste generation and energy consumption, and an anticipated growth in demand for recycled products brought on by the aforementioned surge in construction spending, the economic stimulus bill offers many opportunities for those in the recycling industry.

Click here to read the Guide.