Recycling: not your father’s environmental issues

The U.S. recycling market is broken and the impacts of its failure are increased greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), floating plastic detritus and the exposure of underprivileged communities to harmful pollutants. We can revive the recycling industry and mitigate these problems, but we need a policy fix.

I wrote the following opinion piece in February 2021 on why we need to enhance the recycling market to move towards a more “circular” economy.

Click here for the full article in The Hill on how to address our recycling crisis.


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