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Alliance to End Plastic Waste Funds Plastic Recycling Around the World

April 22, 2024

Via: Waste360

In many parts of the world, recycling rates remain low— an estimated 1 percent to 5 percent of waste is recycled in markets such as Brazil and Mexico, and below 30 percent in markets such as South Africa and Vietnam. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste is working on projects to improve the stats, with funding from converters, brands, resin makers, waste management companies, and other supply chain stakeholders.

While financing and guidance come from the Alliance, local governments and local private sector partners are doing the on-the-ground work.

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