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Recycling: Facebook and The Recycling Partnership launched free digital tool

The initiative is the result of a collaboration between The Recycling Partnership, Facebook, and leading consumer packaged goods brands like PepsiCo. The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit working to transform recycling for good while activating a circular economy in the U.S., finds that despite decades of recycling, there is no centralized guidance to help Americans recycle the right way – as each U.S. community has its own policies and procedures for waste and recycling. These roughly 9,000 local recycling programs force recyclers to “check locally” on whether or not a specific material is accepted in their neighborhood program – an increased barrier to participating in efforts to protect our planet, support our economy, and conserve natural resources.

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