In the not-too-distant future, artificial intelligence may see and control all that’s happening in a recycling facility. But first, it’s going to do some work on a quality control line.
California regulators are threatening to bring the hammer down on a carpet stewardship group, saying it has failed for years to grow carpet recycling.
Oregon, the first state to launch a beverage container deposit program, will also be the first in the U.S. to increase its deposit amount.
Queensland becomes the latest Australian state to pass a bottle bill, and a textile company that uses recovered materials in fabrics makes moves in Europe.
A California bill aims to stem the tide of beverage container redemption center closures in the Golden State. But it also threatens the entire container-recycling industry in the state if lawmakers fail to make reforms by next April.