Episode 33: Talking Reuse, Bottle Deposits and EPR with Upstream Solutions

Stefanie Valentic, Editorial Director

September 23, 2021

Upstream Solutions was founded in 2003 by a group of zero waste activists and policymakers in the United States and Canada. The organization works to redesign the systems that generate waste. 

The organization has been around for nearly 20 years searching for real-world practical solutions to plastic pollution.

In this week's episode of Stef Talks Trash, Matt Prindiville, CEO and chief solutioneer at Upstream, and Editorial Director Stefanie Valentic discuss the state of reuse efforts in the United States, the opportunities that come with shifting to a circular economy and the inaugural The Reusies also known as The National Reuse Awards.


About the Author(s)

Stefanie Valentic

Editorial Director, Waste360

Stefanie Valentic is the editorial director of Waste360. She can be reached at [email protected].


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