“I cannot stress enough that we cannot recycle and compost our way out of the packaging crisis. We need a
Policy and Advocacy
As one of only a handful of nonprofit recyclers in the United States, we work to take the data and experiences from our operations and apply it to our policy and advocacy work. Working in collaboration with community partners, we are advancing systems changes to ensure recycling serves to promote a zero-waste future that prioritizes waste reduction and reuse systems.
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February 21, 2024 Minnesota Senate Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee Re: Beverage Container Refund Program (HF3200-DE1) Dear
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Director of Policy and Advacocy
Eureka Recycling is a founding member of the Alliance of Mission-Based Recyclers (AMBR), a coalition founded by four of the original pioneers of mission-driven, community-based nonprofit recycling in the U.S. Together we are guiding new recycling policies and infrastructure investments to rebuild credible, transparent recycling systems that serve as a bridge toward a circular economy and just, resilient local communities.