Tag: plastics waste

Public Utilities, Waste Management

This is why companys are adopting strategies to integrate circularity

April 9, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis finds that leading brand owners and original equipment manufacturers in the industry are adopting strategies to integrate sustainability and circularity into their business activities following mounting pressure from consumers and government bodies. While nearly 370 […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Clamps Down on Plastics Exports

March 11, 2021

Via: Waste360

California is the top exporter of contaminated plastic in the nation, flooding poor countries who lack infrastructure to manage it, confer stakeholders vested in curbing plastic pollution. And the state could be headed for big trouble (not unlike other states, […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

European Union Considers Plastics Tax

January 7, 2020

Via: Waste360

The European Union (EU) is considering a tax on plastics for member states. Financial Times reports that as part of its initial budget proposal in 2018, the European Commission proposed a tax on nonrecycled plastic. Now, Brussels, home to EU […]