A single-use plastic bag ban and reusable bag recycled-content mandate is back in force in California. The regulations had been temporarily lifted because of COVID-19.
A coalition of electronics recycling companies wants to see change in a government rule that prevents federal agencies from distributing surplus IT equipment to for-profit
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs executive order that allows grocery stores and retailers to turn away bottles, cans for 60 more days. Source: California allowing
None of the 50 companies evaluated by shareholder advocacy group As You Sow earned higher than a B- on recycling, reusability or compostability goals. Multiple companies pushed
Repair support organization iFixit has received a threatening letter from a medical device manufacturer, which is alleging copyright infringement. Steris sent a letter to iFixit
A multi-stakeholder project was able to hit some goals separating flexible plastic packaging from other recyclables at a MRF. But backers also reported significant hurdles