Take Action to Navigate and Advance Today’s Recycling System with Circular Packaging Assessment Tool
After more than two years of input from a variety of participants, today the Pathway to Circularity for Residential Recycling Framework (Framework) is available for brands, retailers, packaging manufacturers, MRFs, communities, policymakers and others to use through the Circular Packaging Assessment Tool (Tool). While recyclability messaging (on packages, community educational materials and websites) plays an invaluable role in helping people understand what to recycle, there has never been one recyclability determination source for brands, MRFs and communities alike – until now.
This free Tool offers step-by-step guidelines of what is required for packaging and materials to be considered recyclable in the U.S. The interactive Framework addresses different stages of the packaging journey through five building blocks: design for recyclability, recyclability prevalence, access and adoption, capture journey, and packaging fate. Upon completion you'll reach a clear understanding as to whether package can navigate today's recycling system and if not, what actions can be taken to improve the package and to advance the system.
Read the full article from The Recycling Partnership.