MRFs move ahead with multi-million-dollar upgrades

On either side of the country, major recycling players are investing big money into significant improvements to their facilities.

In North Carolina, one county is moving ahead with a nearly $25.7 million project to retrofit its aging MRF, which sorts and markets about 86,000 tons of paper and packaging per year. 

Meanwhile, Waste Management (WM) announced it will invest tens of millions of dollars in its Pacific Northwest sorting facilities. 

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