The Association of Plastic Recyclers will explore high-interest topics during its 2018 webinars, including California’s packaging regulations, a project to pinpoint plastics that fall through the cracks, sustainable materials management’s relationship to recycling and more.
With China having recently shaken up export possibilities, industry leaders in the U.S. have amplified their calls for more domestic markets for recyclables. Two upcoming events aim to accelerate that process.
This year’s Plastics Recycling Conference drew a record number of attendees – more than 1,900 – for three days of discussions, networking and deal-making. Our on-site photographer captured the action.
Keep America Beautiful, which runs America Recycles Day and other initiatives, is closing its Washington, D.C. office and consolidating staff in Connecticut. Two leaders from the organization’s recycling arm are exiting as part of the shift.
A new ocean plastics prevention effort connects brand owners with collected oceanbound material that can be used in manufacturing. A key stakeholder recently described the four-step approach the project will entail, and what that will look like on the ground.
The 13th annual Plastics Recycling Conference, taking place this week in Tennessee, has brought together nearly 2,000 sector executives. That record-high number is a sign of the widespread industry thirst for connection and guidance at a time of unprecedented market disruption.