A recycled plastic requirement for beverage container producers cleared the California legislature last week. But comprehensive legislation reducing single-use packaging failed to advance. Continue Reading
A facility in California is using a unique rotary impact separation technology to break carpet into its components so plastics and calcium carbonate can be efficiently recovered.
A report from several nonprofit conservation groups examines the most common plastic marine litter found in California. It also proposes alternatives for the items.
Nearly two-thirds of recyclables exported out of California have been bound for China in recent years, and as the Asian behemoth closes its doors to those imports, the state’s recycling industry is feeling the hit.
Redemption center closures continue to plague California, leaving fewer convenient options for beverage container returns and contributing to a decrease in the state’s redemption rate.