In the U.S, there’s a dangerous misconception about recycling. Namely, that it’s “broken”. It’s an attitude that can lead people to think “if the system doesn’t work, why should I even bother recycling?” Although our recycling infrastructure isn’t broken, there is certainly room for improvement. That’s why we work with Closed Loop Partners, an investment firm that finances recycling and circular economy upgrades across North America.
To help us understand how recycling is working in the U.S. and how we can make it better, we asked Closed Loop Partners to share some insights.