Talk Green to Me: Interview with Kris Kaar from Carton Council
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What is the hardest part about recycling cartons? According to Kris Kaar, a senior consultant at Resource Recycling Systems and Carton Council, it’s getting people to actually recycle. In this episode of Talk Green To Me, hosts Manali Banerjee and Nasreen Khan learn how carton recycling technology developed over the last decade, including with AI, to make it easier to recycle food and beverage cartons into stuff like ceiling tiles. They also dive into how the Carton Council is improving the curbside recycling rate of cartons in the U.S. and how each person can improve the recycling rate. Start listening to the interview here.
Talk Green to Me is a monthly podcast brought to you by materials engineers discussing the science behind sustainability and recycling. Each month we focus on a different material and discuss the material’s history, development, applications, as well as recycling process.