3 Ways to Avoid Recycling Contamination
Contamination is threatening the future of recycling.
The recent changes in the recycling commodity market underline one very dirty problem with the current global recycling system – contamination. The vast majority of recyclable material which was being collected and shipped over-seas was filled with contaminated material. Previously, China, the largest importer of recyclable material, looked past the recycling contamination issue as they focused on keeping a steady stream of material to supply their rapidly growing industrial manufacturing economy.