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Leaders gather as the sector transforms

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The 2020 Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show is taking place in Nashville, Tenn. this week. | Plastics Recycling Conference / Brian Adams Photography

More than 2,000 plastics recycling professionals are in Nashville, Tenn. this week to better understand the impacts of brand owner goals, policy proposals, recycling technology developments and more.

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Can credit trading drive dollars to plastics recovery?

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A program officer with Verra explained that the group’s credit-trading system would give companies an avenue to mitigate plastic waste outside the scope of their value chain. | Warut Chinsai/Shutterstock

An initiative backed by several major brands is looking to boost the flow of corporate money to vetted plastics recovery and recycling projects.

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Nestlé wants to build markets by creating demand

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Nestlé pledged to buy up to 2 million metric tons of food-grade recycled plastics over the next five years. | Formatoriginal/Shutterstock

Nestlé says it will buy a huge quantity of food-grade recycled resin over the next five years. A company leader explained why the brand owner is committing to use recycled plastic despite its higher cost.

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