The First Good News About Recycling In 16 Months!

Uncategorized May 19, 2019

US recycling and manufacturing plants figuring out how to benefit from China's ban on scrap imports  

  • By MARY ESCH, ASSOCIATED PRESS as reported on ABCnews.com

ALBANY, N.Y. — May 18, 2019, 12:17 PM ET

The halt on China's imports of wastepaper and plastic that has disrupted U.S. recycling programs has also spurred investment in American plants that process recyclables.

U.S. paper mills are expanding capacity to take advantage of a glut of cheap scrap. Some facilities that previously exported plastic or metal to China have retooled so they can process it themselves.

And in a twist, the investors include Chinese companies that are still interested in having access to wastepaper or flattened bottles as raw material for manufacturing.

"It's a very good moment for recycling in the United States," said Neil Seldman, co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, a Washington-based organization that helps cities improve recycling programs.

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You Can Actually Make Money Investing In Social Programs

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This is the kind of brilliant thinking about addressing social problems cost-effectively that I was hoping "The Political Party of Business" would offer us. Hoping doesn't do it, but this will. Read the New York Times article, Social Impact ROI Masters then click the next link to watch the TED Talk by the pioneet in this field. Toby Eccles: Social Impact Bond Pioneer. They will brighten your day and quicken your step.

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If you're a business leader who wants to give back in a way that reflects what you learned about achieving success, you must watch Dan Pallotta perfectly articulate what's in your head. 

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