Recycling ·

US Plastics Pact Roadmap Has Potential but Real Work has Only Just Begun

Three AMBR members – Eureka Recycling, Ecology Center (Berkeley, CA) and Eco-Cycle – have participated in developing the first national strategy to advance a circular economy for plastic. This marks the first time we have seen an intentional effort across the entire supply chain to co-develop the future of recycling and packaging together.

Recycling ·

Mission-Based Recyclers Launch Alliance Aimed at Rebuilding Credible Transparent Recycling

The new organization Alliance of Mission-Based Recyclers (AMBR) will advance systemic recycling industry improvement, offering a unique voice in a national conversation currently dominated by greenwashing and skepticism

Recycling ·

Is EPR the end of single-stream recycling?

I was grabbing coffee at an international zero waste conference a few years ago when three guys from Italy cornered me, eager to talk with an American about our recycling system. They had one big unanswered question: “What is going on with single-stream recycling? What were you thinking?” Like most of Europe, their community programs…