Recycling Markets Soar, Is it Good For Zero Waste?

By Alex Danovitch | July 21, 2021 |

When China banned the import of mixed paper and mixed plastics in 2018, many people lost faith in recycling. To this day, stories still circulate that there are no markets for recyclables and that it’s a sham. While there are certainly still significant issues that need to be addressed in recycling (like glass as landfill…

When Does Recycling Work?

By Alex Danovitch | July 21, 2021 |

Not all recycling is equal. How recyclables are managed after collection determines the real impact they have. Greenwashing has been a threat to recycling ever since the plastics industry first put the misleading chasing arrow number codes on plastics. Today, that threat has increased as some producers look to ensure their products are accepted in…