Category Archives: Op-Ed

Morning Consult: The energy solution growing in our backyards

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. by Rep. Buddy Carter From addressing climate change to achieving American energy independence, there are many reasons I believe we need to be focused on supporting a wide variety of innovative energy sources. […]

Remaking the Senate: Hyper-Democracy rears its head

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. Source: Faithandfreedom.com. by John A Sparks   Periodically, those who do not think that the U.S. Constitution is “democratic” enough set out to repudiate the document’s genius. The Electoral College is often the […]

BLOG: What does the future hold for the recycling industry?

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. Aldous Hicks, CEO & co-founder of ReCircle Recycling Does recycling have a future? And can it really solve our waste problem? Aldous Hicks, CEO and Co-founder of ReCircle Recycling discusses the issue. The […]

It’s time for congress to ratify the USMCA

It’s time for congress to ratify the USMCA

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. By Dennis Slater, AEM President It has been over a quarter century since NAFTA was negotiated. A lot has changed since then. The internet was born, the world population has grown by two […]

AEM spearheads opposition to Section 232 tariffs

AEM spearheads opposition to Section 232 tariffs

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. AEM continues to work on behalf of the industry to urge the Trump administration against implementing additional Section 232 tariffs or quotas. This week, AEM joined seven other trade associations in a letter […]