The U.S. recycling industry is comprised of thousands of companies that collect and process recycled materials, or that manufacture recycled-content products. While some recycling businesses are large conglomerates, many are small, niche companies that must overcome a host of external and internal challenges to grow and thrive.
Boisson Consulting has experience providing and coordinating a range of assistance services to recycling businesses of all types, as well as working with local programs to tailor services to this industry’s unique needs and opportunities.
Tire-Derived Product Business Assistance Program
Ed Boisson managed a 50+ member consulting team that provided over $4.5 million in marketing, technical and product testing assistance services to over 35 California firms involved in processing scrap tires and/or using crumb rubber to manufacture or install new products. The program also involved conducting a variety of industry wide research and development projects aimed at expanding and diversifying markets.
Oakland/Berkeley Recycling Market Development Zone – Opportunity Assessment
Boisson Consulting conducted outreach to existing and potential recycling industry firms in Oakland and Berkeley, California, and prepared a report identifying expansion and assistance opportunities.
Recycling Economic Development Training and Investment Forums
Ed Boisson oversaw the development of a recycling industry training program for local economic development officials in 10 Northeast states, and coordinated with investor organizations to organize a series of Recycling Investment Forums.