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Organizations Call for Recycling to be Addressed in Infrastructure Package

April 12, 2018

Via: Waste360

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), along with 11 partner associations, delivered a letter to Capitol Hill yesterday calling on the House majority and minority leaders to develop and advance an infrastructure investment package to address the United States’ need for better recycling efforts and innovation. The letter cites recent decisions—and ultimately, disruptors to U.S. recycling programs—by China to reduce or end the import of scrap material from other nations, coupled with the loss of valuable feedstock for American manufacturing when material that isn’t recycled ends up in landfills.

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