Who’s Responsible For All This Trash Anyway? Understanding Product Stewardship

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
A sun chips bag is a bright spot of color in a compost pile.
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The waste management industry, recycling included, has made leaps and bounds in advancing its ability to reuse and dispose of our garbage and recycling products, but the manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of the products whose packaging and items eventually end up in the trash are only just starting to share the burden. We talk with Wisconsin recycling industry experts about managing post-consumer materials and sharing the responsibility.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Meleesa Johnson Guest
  • Mark Walter Guest