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Joint Advisory on Designing Contracts for Processing Municipal Recyclables

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This advisory presents options and considerations to guide the local recycling agency or contractor.

This joing advisory is issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) to provide public and private sector solid waste management professionals with guidance, protocols, and standards regarding designing contracts for processing municipal recyclables.

The information in this advisory focuses on recyclables collected from residences and delivered to a matrerials recovery facility (MRF) for processing or preparation for sale.

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Attachment 1: Understanding Material Composition – Stream Composition Study

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Attachment 2: Methods of Determining the Value of Recyclables Handled at a Processing Facility

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