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EPR in the US can’t directly follow the European model; it must avoid a producer monopoly

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance's Neil Seldman responds to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's description of extended producer responsibility as “a necessary part of the solution to packaging waste and pollution." … Read More…

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From green to gold: 5 ways CFOs can gain from climate risk disclosure

CFOs confronting growing pressure to disclose climate change risks can find in their analysis opportunities to improve capital allocation and risk management. … Read More…

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‘The strongest have survived’: Anaerobic digestion companies see clear path to scaling up | Waste Dive

Anaergia, BDC, Generate Capital and Vanguard Renewables believe they’re poised to expand food waste recycling around the country. ESG trends, rising disposal tip fees and state or local policies are all key drivers. Source: ‘The strongest have survived’: Anaerobic digestion …

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How to hit the targets – Resource Recycling

This article appeared in the May 2021 issue of Resource Recycling. Subscribe today for access to all print content.   As companies and governments set goals to increase recycling and the use of recycled content, does the industry know enough about the …

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Backers of Utah paper mill say project is moving forward

Crossroads Paper recently drew capital from an investment firm as it continues to develop a $320 million containerboard mill that would serve as a big buyer of recycled fiber in the western U.S. … Read More…

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A Unified Recycling Vision for the United States

Whew! With over two thirds of adults having received at least one dose of the vaccine – we are starting to go out and resume our normal lives. Things are opening up at an unprecedented (ha ha) rate. And after …

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The Food System’s Carbon Footprint Has Been Vastly Underestimated | Civil Eats

A new analysis pins one-third of global greenhouse gases on the food system by including long-overlooked factors such as transportation, packaging, and waste. Source: The Food System’s Carbon Footprint Has Been Vastly Underestimated | Civil Eats Read More…

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Nation’s first packaging EPR bill is signed into law

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Biden issues executive order on right-to-repair

The White House is encouraging federal regulators to protect independent repair of consumer electronics, agricultural equipment and more, according to an executive order issued Friday. President Joe Biden on July 9 issued a wide-reaching executive order aiming to promote competition …

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California report sparks debate over PP collection

A government-convened commission of California recycling stakeholders has outlined steps to boost markets and cut contamination. But the group’s report also leaves polypropylene off a key initial list of accepted materials, drawing quick pushback from national associations. The California Statewide …

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