Resource Recycling News

News from Ball Corporation, DS Smith and more

AMP Robotics announced a handful of milestones related to data collection abilities, sortation speeds and more attributes associated with the company’s robotics technology.

Aluminum packaging company Ball Corporation detailed a series of 2030 sustainability goals, including advocating for investment in recycling infrastructure and technology.

Plastic pollution advocacy groups Beyond Plastics and The Last Beach Cleanup published a fact sheet criticizing mail-in recycling collection programs, which they describe as “a major climate fail.”

Fiber packaging and recycling firm DS Smith appointed Andy Berrisford as managing director of DS Smith Recycling in the U.K.

Hauler and MRF operator GFL Environmental acquired the Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance and formed its own producer responsibility organization, the Resource Recovery Alliance, in conjunction with the province of Ontario shifting to a full producer responsibility system. The move raised alarm among producers, who say it could give GFL an unfair advantage in contracting.

The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Research and Technology held a hearing on plastics recycling and waste reduction research, featuring representatives from the American Chemistry Council, The Recycling Partnership and more.

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