British Columbia EPR program hits 85% recovery rate

In 2020, a producer-funded system for paper and packaging recycling achieved a significantly higher recovery rate – and spent more money – than the year prior. Recycle BC, a stewardship group responsible for the printed paper and packaging (PPP) recycling …

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Global lessons on EPR

This article appeared in the June 2021 issue of Resource Recycling. Subscribe today for access to all print content.   During one of the first sessions of SPC Impact 2021, held in April, an international panel sat down to discuss the challenges …

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An EPA Update on the National Recycling Strategy

The Environmental Protection Agency released its Draft National Recycling Strategy in October 2020, setting the ambitious target to lead the United States to a 50% recycling rate.

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Groups propose blueprint for federal recycling spending

Nonprofit organizations have drafted a plan for federal spending on recycling infrastructure, and much of the document takes aim at plastics. The recently formed Recycling Is Infrastructure Too Campaign released its first Recycling Infrastructure Plan, which lays out which recycling …

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