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CalRecycle proposes enforcement actions against carpet makers

Published: May 16, 2017
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Bob Peoples, executive director of the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), speaks at the May 16 CalRecycle meeting.

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.

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NYC moves to reinstate foam ban with new analysis

Published: May 17, 2017
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In the latest chapter of its ongoing expanded polystyrene saga, New York City will again ban foam food-service packaging. City officials have determined it “cannot be recycled in a manner that is economically feasible or environmentally effective.”

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In other news: May 10, 2017

Published: May 10, 2017
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Florida lawmakers vote to remove roadblocks for plastics conversion efforts, and Envision Plastics announces it will source millions of pounds of material from regions prone to generating ocean plastics.

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