It is time to make plastic-recycling labels less confusing

Published March 10, 2022

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Popular Science quoted Aditya Vedantam in an article about the need to make plastic recycling less confusing. “Many US states, including New York, are considering Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws for plastic packaging,” said Vedantam. “EPR laws shift the burden of recycling to the producers and away from the consumers. Clear labeling and source separation of plastics can ensure that hard-to-recycle plastics are sorted out before they reach the Material Recovery Facilities.”

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