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APR meeting dives into PR, policy and more

APR meeting dives into PR, policy and more Hundreds of plastics recycling professionals met in Texas last week to discuss policy changes, public relations, APR’s organizational growth and more, all at a time of considerable strain and change in the business. → The post APR meeting dives into PR, policy and more appeared first […] Read More…

Study explores California’s LDPE recycling capacity, access

Study explores California’s LDPE recycling capacity, access Recent research found that the average Californian has to drive for 6.2 minutes to their nearest PE film recycling location, and that store drop-off programs collect over 8,700 tons of the material each year. → The post Study explores California’s LDPE recycling capacity, access appeared first on […] Read More…

Upstream CEO talks about the role of EPR in expanding reuse-refill, ‘golden opportunity’ for recycling industry | Waste Dive

  The reuse-refill sector has become increasingly mainstream, as shown by the nonprofit’s Reusies award event. Matt Prindiville shares his latest outlook on where it’s going next and how the traditional waste industry can be involved. Source: Upstream CEO talks about the role of EPR in expanding reuse-refill, ‘golden opportunity’ for recycling industry | Waste […] Read More…

ITAD provider opens Los Angeles-area facility

ITAD provider opens Los Angeles-area facility NCS Global has opened a facility in the Los Angeles area, allowing the company to directly provide services to West Coast customers that it’s currently relying on partners to serve. → Read More…

NRC panelists: Strong EPR requires reduction, transparency

NRC panelists: Strong EPR requires reduction, transparency Model extended producer responsibility bills and federal funding were two hot topics at the 2022 National Recycling Congress, with panelists calling for packaging reduction and a broad overhaul of the recycling system.  The 2022 National Recycling Congress was held virtually … → The post NRC panelists: Strong […] Read More…

What are current policy priorities at national and state levels?

What are current policy priorities at national and state levels? A federal bottle bill, more extended producer responsibility bills and pressure on single-use plastics are all in the future of plastics legislation, industry policy experts predicted. → The post What are current policy priorities at national and state levels? appeared first on Plastics Recycling […] Read More…

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