British and American researchers have developed a “super-enzyme” to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of recycling of plastic waste.
The Circular Economy bill is supported by hundreds of organizations. But the California Chamber of Commerce opposes it.
One Pennsylvania-based researcher says she wants companies that produce plastic that winds up as waste to be accountable for it.
One of the largest recycling companies in California just declared insolvency and shut down all of its bottle and can redemption centers.
The Chinese economy could be killing recycling in the U.S.
China used to be a dumping ground for waste, but new policies have closed off the major market.
One broker says he'll have to do "a lot of juggling" if China won' import U.S. scrap.
One expert says the monthlong suspension could impact an estimated $400 million worth of trade.