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Rubbermaid forms partnership to increase recycling efficiency

April 21, 2010
WINCHESTER, VA — Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) recently signed a charter partnership agreement with Recycling Organization of North America (RONA-U) to increase waste recycling streams more efficiently on campuses across the nation, according to a press release.
RONA-U partnered with RCP because of their commitment to products, methods and programs that help people live and work in more environmentally sustainable ways, the release stated.
As part of the partnership, RONA-U and RCP will work together on a pilot take-back program, conduct institutional usage focus groups and provide technical assistance and training resources on management best practices for improving diversion rates, the release noted.
RONA-U Program Manager Jack DeBell said: "We are excited to collaborate at this new, higher level with Rubbermaid Commercial Products. This partnership holds great potential for colleges and universities seeking superior collection equipment and proven experience with campus operations."
RONA-U will also work with RCP to establish a procurement relationship that will provide RONA members with economies of scale when purchasing products, the release added.
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