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 chemical recycling, describing the pros and cons of the technologies.
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.
Texas’s Recycling Market Development Plan, while prepared for Texas, includes information that can help other states develop more robust recycling markets.
Articles, White Papers and Presentations
Tim Buwalda, On-Demand Interview, “The Ins and Outs of Chemical Recycling,” Plastics Recycling Update, March 2021
Circular Matters, White Paper on Recycle-Ready Packaging for Winpak, Ltd., December 2020.
Betsy Dorn, SustPack Conference, Domestic Recycling Market Development: Key to Building a Circular U.S. Economy, March 12, 2020
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 Forward , January 2019
Susan Bush, U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Academy, Pay As You Throw, July 26, 2018.
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