Exporting end-of-life devices from California has long been a heavily regulated process. This year, lawmakers added another requirement that exporters first prove in-state recycling options were unavailable.Continue Reading→
Advocates for electronics repair last month delivered a petition asking the Federal Trade Commission to craft rules to prohibit manufacturers from restricting repair of their products.
From farmers markets to Walmart to stadiums, compostable packaging is on the rise. Elevate Packaging, NatureWorks, the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and others weigh in on how to get it right.
PVC is a widespread component in some flexible packaging. Vinyl chloride was in the spotlight this year after release resulting from the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.
Covanta is ending its contract to burn Long Beach, California’s waste to make power at Southeast Resource Recovery Facility (SERRF) three months early (effective early 2024).
A major U.S. downstream outlet for recovered glass from MRFs and bottle deposit programs filed for bankruptcy this month, citing $432 million in debts and interest. Strategic Materials says it plans to reorganize and continue operating normally without interruption.
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As brands assess if, where and which bio-based plastic alternatives could play a role in packaging portfolios, analysis of these novel feedstocks must also focus on disposal, degradation and cost, outside groups say.
Composters can struggle to manage the wide variety of new packaging entering the market, leading to greater calls for labeling guidelines and testing. Cities like San Francisco and Minneapolis offer case studies in how to make it work.
Exporting end-of-life devices from California has long been a heavily regulated process. This year, lawmakers added another requirement that exporters first prove in-state recycling options were unavailable.
The post California exporters must show they tried in-state options appeared first on E-Scrap News.