Paper-based foodservice packaging has not been widely accepted in recycling programs due to concerns over polymer coatings and contamination.
Plastics producers say they are working together to change how plastic is captured, reused.
Plastics and metals processing plant is expected to open in the first half of 2019.
The Australian government aims to ensure that 100% of packaging in the country will be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025, as part of the country’s new National Packaging Targets which were unveiled today.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 1884 into law, prohibiting dine-in restaurants from automatically providing plastic straws to their patrons.