Molding and plant growth trials, along with product characteristic analyses, were done with output from two different kitchen food waste dehydrator units and compared to “real” compost.
As with many emerging technologies, chemical recycling goes by a variety of names, including “advanced” and “molecular” recycling. A study from Closed Loop Partners dug into the differences. Continue Reading→
California’s right-to-repair bill for electronics awaits Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature, as does a bill that will update and expand the state’s deposit return system.
The federal definition has remained the same for years, and composters worry it currently leaves modern facilities and compostable products out of compliance.
Paper-based packaging alternatives employ innovative technologies to deliver the right barrier, shelf-life and machine performance.
More than 30 years after state attorneys general pushed for scrutiny of marketing claims, the packaging landscape is as complicated as ever, and opinions vary about whether the guides served their original purpose.
Advocates expect the governor to sign a long-awaited right-to-repair bill. The state is also poised to add juice to the bottle bill and establish laws related to an upcoming extended producer responsibility program for packaging.
The waste industry hopes the U.S. EPA’s new enforcement initiative for PFAS is a small step in reducing PFAS-containing items at waste sites, but it still wants to be protected from certain liability.
Resource Recycling Conference attendees may have been expecting a boxing ring when stakeholders got on stage to talk about plastic and extended producer responsibility, but instead they got a message of hope, progress and civil disagreement on film, chemical recycling and labeling.