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RCI and Green Halo Systems at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans

Posted on October 20, 2014

Are you going to Greenbuild in New Orleans?  RCI and Green Halo Systems will be there!  Please be sure to stop by and see us in Booth 1416 in the Exhibit Hall.  We’re excited to be able to provide demonstrations on our reporting/tracking systems as well as discuss the new LEED Pilot Credit (MRpc87) for …Read More

Now is the Time to Get Certified, Before the Competitors Do

Posted on August 28, 2014

Guest article in the July/Aug 2014 edition of C&D World Magazine talks about the benefits of being Certified.  The message?  Independent Third-Party Certification is a good investment.  Check it out in C&D World Magazine.  

RCI Certified Facility Featured in Recycling Product News

Posted on June 3, 2014

Excerpts from Recycling Product News, June 2, 2014.  When Broad Run Recycling recently became the first C&D recycling facility certified by the Recycling Certification Institute (RCI), owner Kevin Herb saw the certification as both an honour and an indication of the challenges facing the industry. Although he is pleased to see Broad Run Recycling recognized …Read More

RCI’s Executive Director has the “Last Word” — The importance of third-party certification in C&D recycling

Posted on February 21, 2014

RCI Executive Director Stephen M Bantillo has the “Last Word”.  In an article featured in the January/February 2014 Digital Edition of Recycling Product News, Bantillo explains the importance of third-party certification of C&D facilities.  Good things happen when industry, government, and USGBC come together.  Read it at Recycling Product News or download it here (posted with permission of …Read More


Posted on December 3, 2013

After extensive review and discussion, USGBC members have approved major changes in LEED v4, which includes a focus on performance in the Materials & Resources category.  Are you ready?  

RCI Adds New Certified Facilities

Posted on October 3, 2013

If you have been following our progress, you’ve probably noticed the ongoing updates on our web page and, most notably, the recent changes to our Facilities page for Registered and Certified Facilities.  We are excited to announce that Broad Run Recycling in Manassas, VA and Zanker Road Resource Management in San Jose, CA have been …Read More

Preckwinkle announces online software ‘Green Halo’ simplifies recycling projects

Posted on July 15, 2013

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that an online software system called Green Halo has helped contractors recycle thousands of tons of construction debris and stay in compliance with the County’s new Demolition Debris Diversion ordinance, announced President Preckwinkle’s Cook County office. The ecofriendly ordinance passed in February requires that at least 70 …Read More

Chicago’s Cook County enacts the Midwest’s first ordinance to cut down C&D Waste

Posted on July 14, 2013

Cook County last month took a big step toward the ambitious zero-waste goal it outlined earlier this year. Leapfrogging Chicago’s standards, Cook County enacted the Midwest’s first demolition debris ordinance that requires reuse. At least 70 percent of construction and demolition debris must be recycled, and an additional 5 percent must be reused on residential …Read More

New website readying for launch…

Posted on July 12, 2013

Hello everyone.  You may have noticed our new name: Recycling Certification Institute.  We appreciate your patience as we’ve been making changes.  We’ve been busy updating pages and systems and are anxiously awaiting the launch of our new website.  We look forward to bringing you a new look, content, and functionality, so please check back soon. …Read More

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Posted on June 12, 2013

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