In Next City, Neil Seldman Explains the U.S. Recycling Market

Date: 12 Feb 2019 | posted in: Media Coverage, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail


In the News: Neil Seldman

January 28th, 2019

Media Outlet: Next City

ILSR co-founder Neil Seldman argues that the market for American recyclables is quite strong. Despite China halting their imports of U.S. recycled material, there is still lots of value and potential for wealth from our own waste. Neil is quoted extensively in this piece breaking down what’s working and what’s not working in U.S. recycling.

Here is an excerpt:

“The U.S. has the most valuable waste stream in the world,” Seldman says. “And we’re approaching a time when everyone will want it.” So much so, in fact, he says, “China and other countries are investing to get at our recyclables before waste companies can landfill the valuable materials.”

Read the full story.