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