The head of California’s recycling department will reject a stewardship group’s carpet recycling plan, putting at risk carpet sales in the state of 40 million people.
A stewardship group has pledged to submit a new carpet collection and recycling plan to California regulators, as state officials this week detailed their plans for bringing the hammer down.
A major newspaper calls for the most-populous U.S. state to ban EPS packaging, and a study finds toxic flame retardants end up in children’s toys made from recycled e-plastics.
China’s recent crackdown on scrap imports has exposed smuggling operations, led to dozens of arrests and resulted in the confiscation of more than 22,000 tons of material.
After he spent a good chunk of his campaign blasting the Environmental Protection Agency, it was hardly surprising that Donald Trump would take a knife to the EPA budget once he was actually in office. Continue Reading
Plastic products sold in California with “biodegradable” and “compostable” printed on their labels cost Walmart nearly $1 million in a settlement earlier this month.