Last week, ISRI was fortunate to have been invited by Senate Recycling Caucus Co-Chairs Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) and Senator John Boozman (R-AR) to present the State of Recycling Senate Briefing on Capitol Hill.
I was joined by Keep America
Beautiful’s Brenda Pulley, and ISRI members Eadaoin Quinn of Simms Municipal
Recycling and Dave Heglas of Trex Company.
This Briefing highlighted the current economic,
environmental, and social impact of recycling in the U.S., and related policy
issues. Current challenges and opportunities for the industry and consumers
were also addressed from various angles with a special focus on plastics