The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 75 percent of the waste stream in the U.S. is recoverable, but only 30 percent actually gets recycled or composted.
China’s ban could push countries to tackle wasteful, disposable lifestyles at source.
CBCRA has successfully increased the recovery rate from 42% in 2010 to 70% by the end of 2016.
How2Recycle is the only U.S.-based standardized labeling system that tells consumers how to recycle each component of a package.
As it turns out, there are an array of biases that sway our decisions about what to place in the green bin and what to throw away.
In the U.S. and around the world, a growing number of environmentalists and clothing industry executives say it’s time to end the wasteful clothing culture.