Oregon’s environmental agency has released research that suggests several popular packaging attributes – including “recyclable” and “recycled content” – do not consistently result in lower-impact products.
Keep America Beautiful, which runs America Recycles Day and other initiatives, is closing its Washington, D.C. office and consolidating staff in Connecticut. Two leaders from the organization’s recycling arm are exiting as part of the shift.
The 13th annual Plastics Recycling Conference, taking place this week in Tennessee, has brought together nearly 2,000 sector executives. That record-high number is a sign of the widespread industry thirst for connection and guidance at a time of unprecedented market disruption.