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@WORK SUMMIT: Building and empowering the workforce of the future April 01 - 02, 2020 at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Why the US is turning to robots to solve our recycling problem

For decades, the United States and other wealthy countries have been dependent on China to buy and process almost half of the world's plastic waste. Now, stricter recycling standards in China mean its cheaper for some U.S. cities to simply send recyclables to the dump rather than pay a higher fee to process them. That's why a number of researchers and tech companies are working on robots to make U.S. recycling more efficient.
Sat, Jul 27 20198:59 AM EST