Hard-to-Recycle Plastic Baby Food Packaging

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Hard-to-Recycle Plastic Baby Food Packaging (HtRPBFP) –  Individuals, schools, offices and community organizations may collect and send HtRPBFP to TerraCycle (TC), a waste management company that is partnering with consumer product companies [in this case Gerber], retailers and cities to recycle products and packages that would otherwise end up being landfilled or incinerated – TC will clean and melt the plastic waste into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products https://www.nestleusa.com/media/pressreleases/allpressreleases/gerber-terracycle-partner-launch-national-recycling-program – Participants may sign up for the program at https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/brigades/gerber – For every pound of packaging waste sent to TerraCycle through the Gerber Recycling Program, collectors can earn $1 to donate to a non-profit, school or charitable organization of their choice – Gerber’s goal is to “… achieve 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025 …” – Summarized by Jack Cooper of the Animal Digestible Food Packaging Initiative www.adfpi.orgJLC@adfpi.org – Text to 301 384 8287 #SingleUsePlastics #FoodPackaging #PlasticWaste #PlasticPackaging #Gerber #TerraCycle