EPA Recycling Strategy Lays Groundwork For Broader Sustainability Push

November 15, 2021
EPA is touting its just-released National Recycling Strategy for municipal solid waste (MSW) as the first step in a broader goal of addressing industrial, commercial and other recycling streams and creating a circular economy, where end-of-life materials are viewed as commodities and recirculated back into producing new products. But it remains uncertain how much EPA will be able to accomplish through this and future recycling strategies given the current lack of federal authority to mandate recycling or otherwise require sustainable...

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