Your Packaging is the Problem

November 16, 2022

What happens after you throw a bottle in the recycling bin? The answer may not be what you hope or expect. The recycling system is byzantine, confusing, and full of inconsistencies. Caroline James (SOM ’22), director of sustainability at Atlantic Packaging, says that the current plastics recycling system is broken. She explains how new efforts by businesses and governments could move us toward a more sustainable and circular economy.

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