Talkin' Trash with the Chicago Recycling Coalition

By Carter O’Brien, featuring Adam Minter, author of Junkyard Planet and a Shanghai-based reporter for Bloomberg View. 

Click on the link to learn what is really happening with your used pizza boxes and iPhones, insights regarding the movement to cans over bottles , and what we can all do about it.

The Chicago Recycling Coalition champions environmentally and fiscally sound management of solid waste through research, education, and advocacy, emphasizing waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, and buying recycled.

We work to serve the community in an educational and advisory capacity.

Event Announcement: The State of Recycling in Chicago

Monday, July 27,  6:00 - 9:00 PM
Revolution Brewpub, 2323 N. Milwaukee Avenue

CRC is celebrating its 25th anniversary!

Please join us at the State of Recycling event as we celebrate our accomplishments over the

last 25 years, look at the current state of recycling in Chicago and share our victories and challenges ahead as we work to make Chicago a zero-waste city within the next 25 years. 

$25 per person includes open bar and light hors d'oeuvres from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
$50 VIP tickets include all of the above PLUS a pre-event brewery tour at 5:30 PM
Limited event scholarships available; contact us for details

Purchase tickets here!

Featured Speakers:

Claire Micklin, Co-Developer of My Building Doesn't Recycle!
Chris Bentley, WBEZ Curious City Reporter
Meredith C. McDermott, Chicago Public Schools Sustainability Manager

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Chicago Recycling Coalition

January 2015


CRC is excited to welcome you to our new website! Here you'll find a one-stop-shop for important news and current updates about our work. Our news and resources sections hold original content as well as links to all of the web's best offerings in recycling information. By staying in touch with us here, you'll be able to find easy ways to make huge changes. Thank you so much for coming!