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Bringing the market together

Bringing the market together How can regional suppliers and end users of various recycled materials successfully coordinate on quality and meet requirements laid out in policy? A PET-focused organization in California offers a striking example. … Read More…

In My Opinion: EPR needed for flexible packaging

In My Opinion: EPR needed for flexible packaging Flexible packaging has sustainability potential, but only if it’s properly recycled at the end of its life. The president and CEO of the Flexible Packaging Association says an extended producer responsibility program for the material is the way to reduce food waste, shipping emissions and plastic in […] Read More…

$335 Million Put Towards Battery Recycling Programs

Under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Biden's administration has invested over 3 billion dollars in the United States lithium-ion industry. As part of this investment, 335 million dollars were specifically allocated towards the end-of-life of these products. … Read More…

California’s Carpet Recycling Program Boosts Rate to 27.9 Percent

The gears have turned on California's Carpet Stewardship Program for more than a decade – 10.5 years to be exact – to increase state recycling rates. Carpet America Recovery Effort's (CARE's) 2021 Annual Report illuminates the progress achieved under the CalRecycle-approved Carpet Stewardship Plan, which detailed the performance goals under Carpet Stewardship Law AB 2398, AB 1158, […] Read More…

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