Should We Recycle Everything? What is the Value System of Recycling?

Susan Robinson, Sr Public Affairs Director at WM and SWEEP Co-Chair From the earliest days of recycling we’ve seen a healthy conversation among cities, recyclers and product manufacturers over which materials to include in curbside recycling programs. Perspectives vary, and the vastly different types of curbside programs attest to the varied market conditions and priorities […]

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Recyclable Products Need Convenient Recycling Programs

By Adam Gendell,  Associate Director Sustainable Packaging Coalition, GreenBlue & SWEEP Steering Committee Member Of all the sustainability attributes that marketing departments consider putting on a package, none are coveted so much as recyclability. And fortunately for marketing departments everywhere, many types of packaging can be called “recyclable”. Throughout the packaging community, the Federal Trade Commission’s […]

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