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Talking Trash: Cleaning Up America’s Act

Manager Insights White Paper ESG Equity
June 2020
Talking Trash: Cleaning Up America’s Act

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Environmental stewardship is a challenge that we all increasingly face each day. Our latest ESG research weighs in on the increasing challenges the United States is facing surrounding waste disposal. We examine the breakdown in demand for recycling, the economic effects of limited disposal capacity, the hurdles to implementing sustainable alternative solutions and where we expect waste pricing to land in the next few years. 

Recycling is broken. The favored environmental solution in the US is failing, highlighting an even more concerning problem: parts of the country are running out of disposal capacity. With limited practical options, the cost of disposal is creating huge economic ripples that are just now coming to light.