How are stakeholders working together to improve US recycling, and where is investment and attention most needed to strengthen the system?
Companies and the packaging industry at large have committed to advancing circularity, setting a range of goals to drive accountability. Recycling is a pillar of the circular economy, helping to deliver on waste management goals as well as climate and economic targets. But a confluence of factors has shaken trust in the US recycling system in recent years. The ability of companies to meet their packaging goals depends on robust recycling infrastructure. This session will explore where to direct collaborative efforts and funding to reinvigorate the recycling system.