Cartons Provide Road For Fixing Struggling Recycling System

By Jeffrey Fielkow
Apr 28, 2021 12:00 PM ET

Some municipalities across the U.S. are struggling to sustain recycling programs that maximize the materials that can be placed in curbside bins. From New York to Washington state, Alabama to Utah, Arkansas to Arizona, and numerous points in between, localities have weighed trimming back recycling efforts, underscoring broad-based dysfunction.

One essential element for any federal fix must be to develop robust domestic markets for recyclables.

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