#5 - New Michigan Law Aims to Overhaul State Waste System
Michigan has new, sweeping policy to revamp its solid waste management system, following a seven-year push for change. March 29, 2023, an eight-bill package becomes law that’s intended to help bump the state’s 19 percent recycling rate (among the lowest in the nation) to 30 percent by 2029.
#4 - Rehrig Pacific’s Kemrey Kidd Creates Solutions
At Rehrig Pacific, Kemrey Kidd, National Sales Manager, has been a leader in the push to automate labor, increase capacity, reduce costs, and address supply chain issues that affect waste collection.
#3 - How Sustainability is Driving Consumer Purchases in Food and Grocery
Consumers are increasingly swapping brands for ones that are more sustainable, according to new research from Glow. The online consumer research platform contacted 33,000 respondents between April and December 2022, gathering insight into their food and grocery purchases.
#2 - Illinois' Chemical Recycling Path Takes Twists and Turns
INEOS and Agilyx just made official that they are moving forward with a previously announced 100-ton-per-day chemical recycling plant in Channahon, Illinois using polystyrene as feedstock. This follows a series of controversial transpirations around chemical recycling in Illinois, with a proposed bill (HB1616) garnering most attention.
#1 - Meet our 2023 Women Who Inspire Winners!
We are excited to announce the winners of the 2023 Women Who Inspire award winners!