Recycling – Consumer Brands Association Calls for Standardized Definitions

A November 11, 2021, Consumer Brands Association news release https://consumerbrandsassociation.org/press-releases/new-report-uniformity-critical-first-step-to-fixing-recycling/ announced the release of “… a new report, “Set up for Failure: How the Fragmented Approach to Recycling Fails Consumers and the Environment,” making clear that standardized definitions for recycling are the gateway to fixing America’s broken system. In the report, Consumer Brands renews its call for federal definitions of recycling, something that the Environmental Protection Agency has said it will take on in its impending National Recycling Strategy … There are currently more than 9,800 recycling systems across the United States, each with their own unique set of rules and standards — including whether to recycle at all …” #Recycling #SingleUsePlastic #PlasticWaste @consumerbrands

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