Speakers sparked conversations on the state of recycling, plastics, climate change, manufacturing, the evolving role of CEOs and more.
The legislation would designate PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances and potentially force PFAS manufacturers to foot the bill for cleanup efforts.
The American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance has set a goal that 95 percent of bags will be reused or recycled by 2025.
PepsiCo will join Ocean Conservancy's #TeamOcean; Centerplate teams with organizations for recyclable aluminum cups and food rescue during the Super Bowl.
SB 372 was modeled on deposit systems in other states that put the responsibility on the beverage industry.
The facility can produce more than 17 million square feet of lightweight recyclable packaging a day and 2 billion square feet of recyclable packaging a year.
An editorial in the Los Angeles Times criticizes the U.S. for allowing China to "put it to shame in the fight against plastic waste."
Natural Products Expo exhibitors will be asked to eliminate plastic sampling cups, utensils and other serving vessels on the show floor.
Steve Sargent, director of recycling for Rumpke Waste & Recycling, discusses his company’s role in the state of recycling in Ohio.
LSU is the national champion in the Total Recycling category, with 127,940 pounds of material recycled, composted or donated.