The recycling industry has become increasingly consolidated in recent years following major corporate acquisitions. Fernando Cortes / Shutterstock
It may not receive a lot of media attention, but corporate concentration in America’s waste industry negatively impacts the lives of nearly all Americans and contributes to a range of economic and environmental burdens.
The CEO of the American Forest & Paper Association argues that paper and paperboard recycling is already a success story, but poorly designed policies threaten industry achievements. | noomcpk/Shutterstock