Georgia-Pacific Recycling and Waste Connections renew circularity partnership
Georgia-Pacific Recycling and affiliates of Waste Connections, Inc. have extended their recyclable material master purchase agreement. This extension will support the continued advancement of the circularity of recyclable commodities through collection and reuse.
Georgia-Pacific Recycling is the marketer of recyclable commodities processed by Waste Connections affiliates. The extended agreement between both participants provides a steady supply of quality recyclable materials that are used to make new products and packaging, reducing the need for virgin materials.
"Extending this partnership is a testament to our success to date," says Ray Oge, vice president of sales and trading for Georgia-Pacific Recycling. "We are excited about the opportunity to continue to grow the collection and reuse of recyclables in ways that create value for Waste Connections and its customers as well as Georgia-Pacific Recycling customers for many years to come."
"We are pleased to extend our partnership with Georgia-Pacific," says Dan Kurtz, executive director of recycling at Waste Connections. "Partnering with Georgia-Pacific supports our efforts to achieve our aspirational ESG target of expanding resource recovery by 50 percent."
Waste Connections operates collection and sorting networks across the U.S. and Canada that recover recyclable materials. Georgia-Pacific Recycling uses its network to match this supply with demand from manufacturers who use recyclables to make new products, including Georgia-Pacific paper mills. This partnership provides a more reliable structure to facilitate the reuse of recyclables – from the curb to manufacturing new products.