At the briefing, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and the Congressional Recycling Caucus emphasized the importance of Design for Recycling to a sustainable future.
The plan follows two incidents at Bradley Airport and calls for testing water supplies, reducing PFAS in the environment and cleaning up contamination.
Over the next three years, the city will collect data to determine how to improve citywide waste disposal.
The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2019; best practices will be available for battery manufacturers, OEMs and recyclers.
Here's a look at what the organization has accomplished in the past 10 years and what’s ahead for the future of carton recycling.