Canada recycles just 9% of the plastic waste it generates annually, but a think tank’s recently released analysis puts forward a series of changes that could incentivize investment in the country’s recycling industry.
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.
Plastic Odyssey, a project that will demonstrate open-source plastics recycling equipment and business models in countries without developed waste management infrastructure, is preparing to embark on a trip around the globe.
Coronavirus-related closures hurt financial performance for TerraCycle US last year, but increased profitability in the company’s Zero Waste Boxes business helped buffer the impacts.
International Recycling Group, a company that’s developing a massive plastics sorting facility, inked a deal to offer on-demand curbside recycling of virtually all plastics.