This webinar was presented on America Recycles Day to discuss and present the results of the ‘Study on the EconomicImpacts of Recycling’ in Texas – which was conducted by the TCEQ and built off the methodologies of previous recycling studies completed in Texas.
Key topics discussed in this presentation are:
-Current recycling efforts and recycling rate
-Overall economic impact of the recycling industry in Texas
-Methods to increase recycling in Texas, such as the development of new markets for recycled materials and new businesses that may result from increased recycling
-Funding methods to increase recycling
-Job creation from recycling, as well as potential job creation that will result from increased recycling
-Infrastructure needs and opportunities for rural and underserved areas
The results of the study was presented by Project Manager Scott Pasternak with Burns & McDonnell.