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Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center


The Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center Corporation (RMC) is an independent, Pennsylvania non-profit corporation with mission to reduce or eliminate barriers that lead to new expanded use of Pennsylvania’s recycled materials.

The RMC team brings markets development assistance to a near endless list of stakeholders including entrepreneurs, manufacturers, recycled material processors, collection programs, haulers, and governmental agencies. In operation since 2005 and with anchor funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the RMC has an affiliation with Penn State and is headquartered at Penn State Harrisburg with an office in Pittsburgh. Core areas of RMC outreach include feedstock supply connectivity, applied research and commercialization assistance; technology acceleration; and concierge service as a curator of technical and business growth information.

Building and supporting Pennsylvania’s $22.6B recycling marketplace with over 120 years of combined professional recycling industry experience, the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center bridges relationships between economic development and use of Pennsylvania’s recycled materials supply.