EPA Groups Take Initial Steps To Bolster Recycling But Face Challenges

September 10, 2019
A wide-ranging group of stakeholders convened by EPA is moving ahead on initial steps to promote recycling and strengthen materials management infrastructure and secondary materials markets, even as they debate differences over how best to bolster the recycling system in light of major market impacts from China’s import restrictions. “We’re crawling before we start walking, before we start running,” one scrap industry source says of the effort. EPA last month released a status report on initiatives supported by outside stakeholders...

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