The American Chemistry Council criticizes the methodology used to create a new Plastics Scorecard, saying the authors used “a narrow approach” that will lead to “skewed results and poor decision making.” Do you think the scorecard provides a thorough evaluation of a polymer’s sustainability?
In North Carolina, a new law bans the disposal of most PET and HDPE bottles in landfills. Some say providing residents with incentives to recycle their containers would be a more effective way to change behavior than what they claim is a “Big Brother” law. What do you think?
Kudos are due to Global Green USA’s Coalition for Resource Recovery (CORR) for its efforts in moving New York City toward zero waste. Its latest project is the conversion of wax-coated boxes for a major food distributor to 100% recyclable packaging. What can we learn from this project?