States Push EPA For ‘Systemic Change’ To Fix Stressed Recycling System

November 9, 2020
States are telling EPA that “systemic change” is necessary to fix the overburdened U.S. recycling system, saying the agency should encourage substantial changes to the system in its national recycling strategy and goals. The advice, detailed in recent written comments to the agency, responds to EPA’s request for feedback on its draft national recycling goals, on which states also say EPA should provide more specificity. States and industry groups also provided comments on specific metrics EPA proposed, with several backing...

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