Pollution impacts are just a piece of environmental justice

Read the full story at Plastics Recycling Update.

Carlton Waterhouse, a key U.S. EPA waste official, says moving toward a circular economy is not enough. Instead, society needs a “circular economy for all.”

“Sustainability requires social equity,” Waterhouse told recycling industry representatives this week. “If we are going to engage in the work of sustainable resource management, it’s critical we implement circular economy strategies that are inclusive of environmental justice communities.”

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