A survey of more than 2,000 registered American voters found that 70% of respondents (including 80% of Democrats and 59% of Republicans) made recycling a top priority for the midterm elections. I see what you mentioned.
Also, 75% of Americans on both sides of the aisle said they would buy their wallets to support recycling by purchasing products that come in recyclable packaging or use packaging made from recycled materials. We are voting with , but we also expect a 55% national recycling system. The survey lamented the current patchwork of nearly 10,000 recycling systems in the United States as disruptive, with 70% saying it was slowing recycling rates.
With that in mind, the survey found that 58% of voters want to see federal recycling standards, and 75%, including 81% of Democrats and 69% of Republicans, want the recycling system raised. should make it easier. participation rate.
While these figures show that there is a consumer commitment to recycling, “The policy is not”John Hewitt, Vice President of Packaging and Sustainability for Consumer Brands, said in a statement:
He says federal recycling standards and uniform definitions not only help consumers understand what and how to recycle, “It allows us to make better decisions about where to improve our recycling facility infrastructure and technology.”We will also discuss how to maximize the use of funding from the CPG industry and others to make the most meaningful impact.
FoodNavigator-USA Upcoming Free The future of food systemsdigital summit November 15-17Hewitt shares more insight into what consumers think about recycling and what they expect from governments and industry to make packaged goods more sustainable.
Panel in progress Sustainable packaging … from recyclable to compostable, reusable and edible packagingModerated at 12 CT on November 17 Elizabeth Crawford, Associate Editor, FoodNavigator-USA, hewitt joins Christine YeagerDirector of Sustainability The Coca-Cola CompanySadra Shadel, CEO and Co-Founder no bad food,and Anne GrevinGlobal Head Food bite!Rabobank Discuss what progress the industry is making to reduce the environmental impact of food packaging and what changes need to be made within the industry or at the regulatory level to make this happen.
Circular Economy: What Does Sustainable Sourcing Really Mean? (November 17, 11am-1pm)na
Panel: Climate Smart Roadmap.. na
Almost all food and beverage brands now have some form of green certification, ranging from ‘carbon neutral’ and ‘sustainably sourced’ to ‘climate friendly’, ‘water positive’ and ‘renewable’. to appeal to consumers. – aquaculture” and “zero waste”. But how do industry buyers and consumers weigh these claims, meaningfully compare products in the same category, and heed the ever-present threat of greenwashing?
Andrew Uterbach Senior Manager of Sustainability, Ingredion Co., Ltd.na
Jeremiah McElweeChief Merchandising Officer, Thrive Marketna
Joan BritesDirector, Growth and Innovation, how goodna
Matthew HayekProfessor, Department of Environmental Studies, new york universityna
Moderator: Elaine Watson senior editor, FoodNavigator-USAna
Presentation by Ingredion Incorporated: Decoding Brand Sustainability with Regenerative Agriculturena
presentation Andrew UterbachSenior Manager of Sustainability, Ingredion Incorporated
Panel: Sustainable Packaging…From Recyclable to Compostable, Reusable and Edible Packagingna
What progress has the industry made to reduce the environmental impact of food packaging, and what changes need to be made within the industry or at the regulatory level to make this happen?
Anne Grevinglobal head, Food bite!Rabobankna
Christine YeagerDirector of Sustainability, The Coca-Cola Companyna
John HewittVice President of Sustainability, PackagingConsumer Brands Associationna
Sadra ShadelCEO and Co-FounderNo Evil Foodsna
Moderator: Elizabeth Crawforddeputy editor, FoodNavigator-USAna
To know more about this nafree event, hosted by EpiCor Postbiotics (Cargill), IFFMore, component, Cargill,and Food bite!Rabobank, Amano Enzyme, Evergrain (ABInBev), spoon shot,and Exbury by GNT,and is supported by oat vitaclick the link below.