Resource Recycling News

News from California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), Diageo North America and more

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) opened public comments as part of the formal rulemaking process for SB 54. The public comment period closes April 23. 

Call2Recycle announced that in 2023, it collected over 8 million pounds of batteries for recycling in the U.S.

Beverage packaging giant Diageo North America announced its “Don’t Trash Glass” program collected 2.2 million pounds of glass from businesses in Illinois in 2023.

Eco-Products launched a line of products meant to reduce composting contamination by featuring the word “compostable,” displaying the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) Certification Mark and including green or brown identification elements. 

The Environmental Research & Education Foundation published a study on recycling behavior in New York City. 

The Global Recycling Foundation (GRF) observed International Women’s Day with a call for wider recognition of women and “genuine gender equality” in the recycling industry.


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