The moment for the U.S. to hold corporations accountable for packaging waste is now. But to get there, we need to pass strong legislation that sets clear, enforceable reuse standards.
Food waste is a significant contributor to the waste crisis – and the climate crisis. One of our best solutions to address these overlapping problems is Food Waste Prevention and Recycling Laws.
We may think bottle bill programs are all about refundable deposits, but when designed in the right way, a bottle bill can create a recycling and reuse program that works for everyone.
Reuse systems are in our reach. And they could be easily integrated into our everyday lives. Now is the time to act. Our country’s single-use culture is damaging the health of our planet and its people.
Turning food scraps and other organic waste into clean, healthy compost helps prevent climate-damaging emissions from landfills and incinerators. And it improves soil health, which helps remove carbon from the atmosphere and prevent additional carbon emissions.