California regulators are threatening to bring the hammer down on a carpet stewardship group, saying it has failed for years to grow carpet recycling.
CalRecycle last week convened stakeholders to continue to discuss the possibility of requiring producers to play a role in the end-of-life management of packaging materials.
The Circular Economy Package adopted by the European Commission in March is receiving considerable attention among European plastics reclaimers.
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.