Circular Indiana

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Circular Indiana (formerly Indiana Recycling Coalition) is a statewide not-for-profit, 501 (c)(3) corporation representing concerned citizens, state and local government officials, business, industry and environmental groups since December of 1989. We focus on uniting Hoosiers in waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting in order to preserve our communities for future generations. We educate and advocate … Read more

Synergis – Zero Waste Group

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Synergis – Zero Waste Group improves commercial waste programs to reduce costs, minimize waste, achieve compliance & streamline trash management. Nearly 90% of businesses overspend on trash disposal. And many struggle with compliance, training employees or tenants on proper waste handling, and maximizing recycling and composting. Synergis – Zero Waste Group offers solutions. We are … Read more

National Stewardship Action Council

National Stewardship Action Council

The National Stewardship Action Council (NSAC) is a network of committed proponents comprised of governments, non-government organizations, businesses, and consumers who advocate that producers fairly share responsibility in a circular economy. NSAC supports Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) to conserve resources, reduce costs to local governments, create jobs in remanufacturing, and provide a circular economy. NSAC’s … Read more


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Upstream was founded in 2003 as a public-interest, non-profit organization by a group of Zero Waste activists in the US and Canada. While working together in the 1990s, these leaders felt too many environmental groups were only focused on “downstream” or “end of pipe” solutions like recycling and composting. But they knew we can’t recycle … Read more

Illinois Recycling Foundation

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The Illinois Recycling Association (IRA), a not-for-profit organization, was formed in 1980 as the Illinois Association of Recycling Centers. The name was changed to IRA in 1990. In 2020, the Association successfully split into two united but separate organizations to better address members’ needs: The Illinois Recycling Association remains the 501(c)6 legislative division, working on … Read more

Upcyclers Network

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Upcyclers Network is to amplify the impact of businesses and organizations that transform recycled, recovered, and discarded material into value added products and materials. This UPcycler industry drives the market PULL that is integral to the health of and continued investment in our resource recovery infrastructure and lays the foundation for the circular production model … Read more