On the newest episode of This Week in Waste, we're celebrating award winners. This week's top stories include conversations about plastics recycling, recycling behavior, and Waste360's 40 Under 40 Award Winners for 2024.

Gage Edwards, Content Producer

March 22, 2024

#5 - CleanHub Survey Reveals Americans Want Government, Businesses to Make Recycling More Accessible

A new survey from CleanHub details the attitudes Americans have towards recycling in 2024. Results show that most Americans recycle at home but lack the ability to recycle at work, are aware and wary of plastic use in their daily lives, and want the government to step in to make recycling more accessible, while calling for business to do more to address plastic pollution.

Read the full article here.

https://www.waste360.com/waste-recycling/cleanhub-survey-reveals-americans-want-government-businesses-help-to-make-recycling-more-accessible

#4 - NWRA Announces 2024 Driver and Operator of the Year Award Recipients

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) announced its 2024 Driver of the Year and Operator of the Year winners and those receiving honorable mentions. The awards recognize the drivers and operators from member companies who put safety first.

Read the full article here.

https://www.waste360.com/industry-insights/nwra-announces-2024-driver-and-operator-of-the-year-award-recipients

#3 - How to Design Sustainable Packaging That Resonates with Consumers

Recycled content is leading the pack today, though material makers and designers in quest of a piece of the market are chasing all types of innovations. They are working on packaging made from agricultural waste and captured carbon emissions, among other unconventional sources.

Read the full article here.

https://www.waste360.com/sustainability/how-to-design-sustainable-packaging-that-resonates-with-consumers

#2 - The Realities of Plastics Recycling

Recycling is being harmed by claims plastics recycling is a “fraud."

Read the full article here.

https://www.waste360.com/plastics/the-realities-of-plastics-recycling

#1 - Meet Waste360's 2024 40 Under 40 Winners

The Waste360 40 Under 40 Awards recognize and reward the industry's rising stars and young professionals. This program recognizes inspiring and innovative professionals under 40 who have made a significant contribution to the industry through their work in waste, recycling, food waste, and organics.

Read the full article here.

https://www.waste360.com/waste-recycling/waste360-s-2024-40-under-40-winners

About the Author(s)

Gage Edwards

Content Producer, Waste360

Gage Edwards is a Content Producer at Waste360 and seasoned video editor.

Gage has spent the better part of 10 years creating content in various industries but mostly revolving around video games.

Gage loves video games, theme parks, and loathes littering.

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