Regardless that Yelm is the largest hold-out in prohibiting plastic bag use in Thurston County, sustainable packaging is making headway here in the U. S.:
“TerraCycle is a highly-awarded, international upcycling and recycling company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and repurposes the material into affordable, innovative products. TerraCycle is widely considered the worlds leader in the collection and reuse of non-recyclable, post-consumer waste.
TerraCycle works with more than 100 major brands in the U.S. and 22 countries overseas to collect used packaging and products that would otherwise be destined for landfills. It repurposes that waste into new, innovative materials and products that are available online and through major retailers.”
TerraCycles packaging sustainability drive lands a starring role on TV
By Jenni Spinner in Food Production Daily.com:
The companys efforts to boost packaging recycling rates, and increase packaging and manufacturing sustainability, will be the center of a program on the Pivot network.