29 Sep '16, 1pm

Industry recycling coalitions: when they do work, and when they don’t: Industry coalitions working with muni...

Industry recycling coalitions: when they do work, and when they don’t: Industry coalitions working with muni...

Consumers care about recycling. In a survey conducted for Packaging Digest’s 2015 Sustainable Packaging Study , 57% of participants cite a product’s recyclability to be top of mind when it comes to the environment and sustainability, a product featuring recycled content and reduced packaging coming up for second and third place. The majority of consumers see recyclability as the most important factor in choosing sustainable products, and it is consumers that ultimately drive company behavior. However, the recyclability of a waste output depends on the degree of access the average consumer has to its solution; the solution to which the average consumer has the most access is their local recycling facility. Only if it can profit from the processing and selling of the materials will a local recycling facility collect a waste stream, which occurs if the collection and processi...

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