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Circular Economy

Equal Recycling Access

September 10, 2020

How can U.S. communities and industry partners collaborate to ensure access to recycling?

While most Americans would agree that recycling is important, access to recycling bins, store drop-off options and other facilities can vary greatly depending on your location. Learn about the challenge of equitable access, hear about example projects to address this problem, and how government and industry stakeholders can work together to address these challenges.


  • Dr. Shannon Bouton, Global Executive Director, Sustainable Communities, 
  • Keysha Burton, Community Program Coordinator, The Recycling Partnership
  • Kristyn Oldendorf, Waste Reduction & Operations Coordinator, Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Bureau of Solid Waste
  • Jennifer Ronk, Sustainability and Advocacy Manager, NA Packaging & Specialty Plastics, Dow