Eureka Recycling in St. Paul, Minn., can serve as a working model that addresses economic, labor, capital markets and operating procedures for re-localizing recycling.
The ban, proposed by Sen. Donzella James, would apply to single-use plastic bags provided by retailers, with some exceptions.
The measure for Covanta’s WTE facility has been moved to the House Rules Committee for possible negotiations.
The government will relax the rules on imports due to the need for scrap metal in domestic markets.
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler highlights environmental efforts made by the Trump administration in a USA Today op-ed.
The report is broken up into five chapters and includes The Recycling Partnership’s top five perspectives on curbside recycling in the U.S.
The New York State plastic bag ban will take effect on March 1.
The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act aims to combat plastic pollution via source reduction and extended producer responsibility.