Positives include a decrease in pollution, a wiser use of commodities and the need and habits formed around recycling.
Episode 53: A conversation with Denise Patel, U.S. program director for the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives.
The association is urging citizens to help protect these essential workers by reducing the burden on the solid waste collection system.
During a call on April 9, company leaders discussed how the coronavirus is impacting the business.
In addition, The Vogel Group will help advance the request that FEMA list waste and recycling as a priority industry with vendors of personal protective equipment.
The team will harmonize actions and responses regarding the pandemic’s impact on the international recycling industry.
Shortages of personal protective equipment are putting waste and recycling workers more at risk of being exposed to COVID-19.
The program, which has been approved by the CDC, enables thousands of masks to be sterilized each day.
Troy University’s Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences is researching new methods for producing polymer-based PPEs.
The coronavirus has caused an uptick in improperly discarded gloves and masks.