New nonprofit seeks to bring EPR model to the U.S.


A new national nonprofit hopes to increase the recycling rates of waste packaging by bringing an extended producer responsibility (EPR) model to the U.S.

Led by a various group of board members from the public and private sectors, including Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and president & CEO of Nestle Waters North America Kim Jeffery, Recycling Reinvented aims to create an efficient recycling model for the U.S.

Paul Gardner, executive director of Recycling Reinvented, told PlasticsToday the organization is promoting EPR as a better way to finance and organize recycling.
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