Congressional Funding for Recycling Infrastructure Summarized

According to an April 17, 2020 WasteDive story “… Recycling advocates and trade organizations are hopeful the next major federal stimulus package addressing impacts from the new coronavirus will include their sector … The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) shared its five-point proposal for the stimulus with Waste Dive, which includes a call for ‘incentives for the private sector to increase domestic recycling infrastructure’ and argues manufacturers need access to recycled materials in order to meet demand for ‘basic goods and emergency supplies.’ The Recycling Partnership (TRP) and others also propose $100 million be included in the next stimulus package to bolster recycling …” #Recycling #SingleUsePlastic #FoodPackaging #PlasticWaste