Resource Recycling Conference attendees may have been expecting a boxing ring when stakeholders got on stage to talk about plastic and extended producer responsibility, but instead they got a message of hope, progress and civil disagreement on film, chemical recycling and labeling.
Eco-modulation” is the latest buzzword in extended producer responsibility. Reid Lifset, a long-time EPR researcher at Yale, talked with Resource Recycling about his latest research on the application of fees and bonuses to drive design choices.Continue Reading→
This article appeared in the July 2023 issue of Resource Recycling. Subscribe today for access to all print content. The Recycling Partnership’s Center for Sustainable Behavior and Impact recently released an in-depth study on decreasing consumer confusion and spurring better …
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A number of data sources can be used to illustrate the steep drop in bale pricing that’s been experienced in recent months.
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The U.S. EPA asked for input on its draft National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution, and recycling industry stakeholders have answered.
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The federal government has announced plans to further prioritize American-made sustainable products and services in its purchasing.
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This article appeared in the June 2023 issue of Resource Recycling. Subscribe today for access to all print content.California regulators in mid-May released data showing the percentage of recycled glass used in bottles and fiberglass insulation decreased slightly in 2022. State law …
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Republic Services is moving deeper into plastics processing, launching a $350 million joint venture with a global polymers expert to produce recycled pellet at four U.S. facilities.
California’s state recycling organization has selected members for the board that will oversee the state’s extended producer responsibility program for packaging and paper.
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How to make plastics sustainable and improve recycling infrastructure was the focus of a recent panel discussion, with stakeholders pointing to transparency, public trust and standardization.