Changing consumer perceptions about convenience and value will be important to achieve greater market dominance, according to speakers from Loop, Clorox and other companies at the Sustainability in Packaging US event.
Month: March 2023
The Biden Administration envisions a global plastics agreement that requires each country to take steps to boost demand for recycled resin, including the through use of public procurement policies and packaging standardization.Continue Reading→
Source: US sees recycling as key part of global plastics deal
In My Opinion: The feedstock for the future
Carpet recycling experts discuss how emerging recycling technologies are allowing companies to recycle plastics derived from post-consumer carpet into a wider variety of applications. Continue Reading→
Speakers from Republic Services, AMP Robotics, IHS Markit, NOVA Chemicals, Eunomia and others discussed how to advance their efforts at this week’s Plastics Recycling Conference.
Analysts comment on the trends influencing plastic recycling and pricing.
Source: Plastics Recycling Conference 2023: Analyzing trends in plastic recycling – Recycling Today
REMADE plans another $20 million in R&D projects
A federally funded institute is offering up another $10 million in public funds to support recycling, reuse and remanufacturing R&D projects.
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Executive Director Emily Tipaldo praised data collection that’s occurred since 2020, even as maximizing reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging has run into barriers.
A new report from the group says “smart, well-designed” extended producer responsibility for packaging will dramatically boost recycling. Policy and government lead Dylan de Thomas discusses what that could look like.
U.S. Plastics Pact estimates 13.3% packaging recycling rate
A report from the U.S. Plastics Pact found a national recycling rate of 13.3% for plastic packaging and an overall potentially recyclable, reusable or compostable rate of 36% for Pact members.
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