Greenpeace report: No US plastic is truly recyclable

An updated report from Greenpeace USA maintains that no plastics in the U.S. actually meet the definition of recyclable and calls for companies to switch to other materials. 

The “Circular Claims Fall Flat Again 2022 Update” argued that no type of plastic packaging in the U.S. meets the definition of recyclable used by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Initiative, which is a 30% recycling rate across a region of 400 million people.

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