• The Economics of Successful Recycling

  • What makes for successful recycling? Hint: It is more than just placing an item in the blue bin. For recycling to take place, the material needs to be processed, and used in the manufacturing of a new product. It takes a supply of quality material AND the demand for recycled content. Other factors include access to transportation infrastructure, and a skilled workforce. The concept of Design for Recycling plays a crucial role in successful recycling.

    This video is for:

    • Those with a general interest in recycling and sustainability
    • Students, media, and economists researching the economics of recycling and recycling markets
    • Brands and manufacturers with sustainability goals
    • Policy makers
    • Recycling professionals
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