Explaining the New Package Recycling Labels

Have you noticed any of the new package recycling labels? Some manufacturers are voluntarily using the labels in an effort to make recycling easier. One of the biggest problems with the status quo labels is related to plastics — specifically, complaints from consumers and recyclers who say many people don’t understand the chasing arrows resin ID codes. The new Package Recovery Label System was developed for the Sustainable Packaging Coalition. Plastics News

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