$11 Billion Worth of Recyclable Packaging is Buried in American Landfills

August 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green, Recycle

Photo via Shutterstock Americans may produce more municipal waste per capita than any other country in the world, but improving our recycling rate is one major way we can turn the tide and become a more sustainable society. According to a new report released by As You Sow (AYS) , an environmental and social responsibility-focused advocacy group, a significant source of the problem lies in our failure to recycle packaging made from recyclable materials. Read the rest of $11 Billion Worth of Recyclable Packaging is Buried in American Landfills Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: As You Sow , carbon emissions , end of life , extended producer responsibility , green jobs , green materials , landfills , Packaging Design , packaging materials , post-consumer content , social responsibility , Sustainable Brands , total life cycle

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