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.
Author: Bob Hollis
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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Oregon debates consumer electronics right-to-repair bill
Public testimony on a proposed consumer electronics right-to-repair bill in Oregon spilled over into two different days, with 19 speaking in favor and eight speaking against.
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California-based Direct Pack bought over 4,000 tons of PET from Phoenix in 2022 — a relationship the city is touting ahead of the Super Bowl — for processing in Mexicali, where new capacity will be built.
California Alliance for Community Composting
Source: Why Community Composting Is Critical To California’s Infrastructure | BioCycle