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Trends and Challenges in Today’s Recycling System


Trina Matta (Senior Manager, Sustainable Packaging Coalition)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Date: Tuesday, February 6

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Vault Recording: TBD

Title: Trends and Challenges in Today’s Recycling System

Description: This session will go beyond what you see at the curb to explore the recycling system as a whole. What challenges are involved in carrying materials from people's curb, to material recovery facilities and eventually back into new products? Learn what trends we are seeing and learn what tools are available to help improve the recycling system, such as the How2Recycle labeling system.

The audience will learn about:

  • The latest challenges facing material recovery facilities.
  • How different types of packaging impacts the recycling system.
  • How National Sword affects local recycling programs.
  • How How2Recycle can help brands educate consumers about recycling.