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TRC News Archives: March 2019

Behind the curtain

The TRC You Don’t Know

Posted Mar 7, 2019 by Danielle Myers

Most businesses pay lip service to the idea of constant improvement. At TRC, I’d like to think it’s not a throwaway mantra.

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Recycle bins

Recycling Batteries versus Mercury Containing Thermostats

Posted Mar 1, 2019 by Danielle Myers

When I saw the headline, “Call2Recycle Publishes Top States for Battery Recycling,” well, of course, I had to read who made our “cousin’s” list.

Americans are obsessed by rankings. The most glorified is the ranking of educational institutes. It has become a cash cow and a cottage industry that probably started with U.S. News & World Report, followed by others that got into the game.

There is a difference in the reporting, which I will describe shortly, but both of our organizations share a similar goal. Battery recyclers want to keep their product out of landfills and we work at it on our end by sending it to our recycling operation in Wisconsin.

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