The Road to 2030 Must Be Circular

America Recycles Day is this Friday, and each year we celebrate by hosting recycling drives on our campuses around the country. Each year I’m amazed at what we collect to repurpose: used computers, cell phones, eyeglasses, pet items, tennis shoes. Whether reused in current form or broken down into component parts, the materials get a second life. And it seems simple to us as consumers. We drop off a product and someone else handles the rest. We don’t always see the complexity behind the scenes. The truth is recycling and reusing materials is hard, and it’s … READ MORE