The largest North American hauler recovered significantly more plastic in 2020 compared with the prior year, the company recently reported. Waste Management also offered details on recent recycling investments and offered its outlook on domestic markets.
A comprehensive look at the Lone Star State’s recycling system identified several strategies governments can use to bolster recycling market development in their jurisdictions, including recycled-content mandates and public procurement policies.
North American reclaimer EFS-plastics has acquired a plastic products manufacturer, a move the companies say will increase their recycling and production capacity.
Running a successful materials recovery facility (MRF) means adapting to a changing stream, investing to upgrade equipment and navigating end market uncertainty. Three prominent MRF leaders recently shared how they’re approaching these challenges.
A high-profile bill restricting the use of recyclability labeling on products in California was signed into law this week. Gov. Gavin Newsom also signed legislation classifying mixed-plastic exports out of the state as “disposal.”