EPA Seeks Comments on potential “US Recycling Goals”

According to the September 2020 issue of the EPA Sustainable Materials newsletter, issued on September 10, 2020, on September 2, 2020, EPA announced potential “U.S. Recycling Goals” for public comment https://www.epa.gov/americarecycles/us-national-recycling-goals - EPA has been working with “… the America Recycles Measurement Workgroup to identify measures that could quantify the performance of different components of the recycling system. The national goals and associated indicators, developed from these measures, will provide the benchmarks needed to evaluate the success of the collective efforts to significantly improve the nation’s recycling system … Comments will be accepted until 11:59 PM ET on October 2, 2020. EPA plans to announce selected national goals at the America Recycles Summit on November 17th, 2020 …” #Recycling #SingleUsePlastic #FoodPackaging #PlasticWaste