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Increasing Transparency Around Recycling


2019 study

from the Consumer Brand Association shows that most U.S. consumers presume that all items marked with the three arrow symbol are recyclable when that is not the case at all.  While most plastic products have a recycling symbol, only 9 percent are actually recycled.  The remainder goes to landfill or is burned.  In response, many states are working to increase the transparency around recycling. The aim is to get to the root of industries using the recycling symbol with little-to-no correlation to what’s actually being recycled.

See below two recent articles/videos on the subject:

FBA will continue to keep you informed as more information becomes available.