Recycling – US National Strategy Released by EPA

On November 15, 2021, EPA released the “2021 National Recycling Strategy”  to “... address the climate impacts of producing, using, and disposing of materials and focus on the human health and environmental impacts of waste and waste-related facilities ... [Includes] five strategic objectives… Improve markets for recycled commodities … Increase collection of recyclable materials and improve recycling infrastructure …; Reduce contamination in the recycled materials stream … Enhance policies and programs to support recyclability and recycling … [and] Standardize measurement and increase data collection ... [plus] increase equitable access to recycling services, reduce environmental impacts in communities, stimulate economic development, and ensure overburdened communities meaningfully participate during the strategy’s implementation …” #Recycling #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @EPAland