Below are links to selected work products, articles, presentations and other resources developed by Circular Matters team members in our effort to bring about the circular economy.
Circular Matters developed a white paper for Winpak LTD about Recycle-Ready flexible plastic packaging, its benefits and challenges, and its role in the Circular Economy.
Circular Matters has helped the Carton Council expand recycling in the U.S. through the use of proven policies and best practices.
Circular Matters developed a forward-looking Desired End State Vision and Framework for Action to catalyze the circular economy.
Circular Matters developed multiple guidance documents for Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the premier U.S. litter abatement organization, which empower local governments, KAB affiliates, and law enforcement agencies to effectively combat litter and illegal dumping.
Tennessee’s Sustainable Materials Management Plan has been instrumental in expanding recycling in the Volunteer State, and helping achieve objectives sooner than initially envisioned.
Articles and Presentations
Susan Bush, Resource Recycling, The Power of a Plan, February 11, 2019
Susan Bush and Betsy Dorn, Recycling Market Development in the U.S. — Looking Back and Looking Ahead, January 2019
Susan Bush, U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Academy, Pay As You Throw, July 26, 2018.
Betsy Dorn, SustPack Conference, Domestic Recycling Market Development: Key to Building a Circular U.S. Economy, March 12, 2020
Susan Bush and Betsy Dorn, Resource Recycling, In Our Opinion — How to Develop Resilient Markets at Home, November 14, 2017
Susan Bush and Betsy Dorn, Resource Recycling, Shaping the Future, September 12, 2016