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America Recycles

EPA’s 2020 America Recycles: Innovation Fair

EPA hosted the 2020 America Recycles: Innovation Fair on November 16, 2020 to highlight innovations that are advancing recycling.  The virtual exhibits can be viewed at through December 18.

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About EPA's America Recycles 2020: Innovation Fair

The America Recycles: Innovation Fair showcases recent advances in recycling technology, product development, and materials usage. Exhibitors will display new recyclable products, goods made from recycled content, innovative education and communication methods, or materials that promote more effective recycling, recycling and manufacturing research, and new technologies that are advancing recycling today and into the future.

The goal of the Innovation Fair is to connect the public and potential investors with recycling innovators, thereby spurring market development and adoption of new technologies that increase recycling rates, as well as create new products comprised of post-consumer recycled content.

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New in 2020

This year, the America Recycles: Innovation Fair plans to showcase exhibitors online via virtual exhibit halls.

  • From 1:00-5:00 pm Eastern Time (ET) on November 16, 2020, attendees can instant message, video, or audio chat with exhibitors.
  • The virtual exhibit halls will open at 9:00am ET on November 16.

Registration for the event is free and open to the publicExit.

Read more about the 2019 EPA America Recycles: Innovation Fair.

Learn about the America Recycles Summit.

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2020 America Recycles: Innovation Fair Exhibitors

Disclaimer : These organizations are listed for informational purposes only. US EPA does not endorse any of these entities nor their services.

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Organization Name Brief Description of Innovation Headquarters
AMP Robotics Artificial intelligence guided robotics Louisville, CO
Arcadis Artificial intelligence waste tracker for streets Long Island City, NY
Battery Council International (BCI) and Essential Energy Everyday (EEE) Infrastructure for lead battery recycling Washington, DC
Better World Magic Magic to inspire recycling New Haven, CT
Bioko, LP Animal feed created by upcycling food waste Jurupa Valley, CA
Brightmark Technology to recycle plastics 1-7 into new products San Francisco, CA
C&D Recycling Association Impact calculator and research to increase recycling in construction and demolition markets Chicago, IL
City of Phoenix Public Works Department (PWD) Digital education platform to help residents see inside a materials recovery facility and understand what is recyclable Phoenix, AZ
Closed Loop Plastics 3D printing material made from hard to recycle plastics Long Beach, CA
Colgate-Palmolive Recyclable toothpaste tube with open sourced technology New York City, NY
Continuus Materials, LLC Construction material made from hard to recycle plastics The Woodlands, TX
Divert Organics Aerobic digestion technology Gwinn, MI
EcoRich Composting Solutions Onsite commercial composters Wharton, NJ
Environmental Paper Network (EPN) Calculator for estimating life cycle impacts of various paper packaging Asheville, NC
ERA Environmental Consulting, Inc. Software for manufacturing facilities to reduce packaging waste Saint Laurent, Canada
FABSCRAP Infrastructure for textile recycling Brooklyn, NY
Fire Rover Remote fire prevention from lithium ion batteries and more in material recovery facilities Ferndale, MI
Foodprint Group, Inc Waste tracking tool for businesses Brooklyn, NY
Frontline Waste Holding LLC Technology that can turn non-recyclable (yet high BTU) waste into useful energy DelRay Beach, FL
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc (ISRI) K-12 recycling curriculum and a certification program for paper-based packaging Washington, DC
Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) Recyclable shipping materials Sarasota, FL
Intuitive AI Bins with artificial intelligence sensors that nudge proper disposal and recycling Vancouver, Canada
Lid Vizion, LLC Website to educate consumers on recycling right, includes locations for disposing of hazardous waste Pinecrest, FL
MariMatic Oy Touchless recycling and waste collection system that uses underground vacuum tubes, thus increasing the quality of recyclable feedstocks and reducing emissions associated with trucking materials Vantaa, Finland
Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) Infrastructure for mattress recycling program Alexandria, VA
MSW Consultants Technology-driven recycling container monitoring programs Orlando, FL
Mycocycle, Inc. Mushroom technology being used to reduce toxicity at landfills to divert materials that would otherwise be wasted Bolingbrook, IL
Nestle USA 100% recyclable sleeve-labeled bottles for Starbucks creamer Arlington, VA
Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center Non-profit that brings market development assistance to stakeholders Middletown, PA
Plastics Industry Association Project to create new markets for plastic recycling Washington, DC
Public Bloc Platform that automates the recycling marketplace by connecting buyers and sellers and tracks the distribution of recycled goods Washington, DC
Recycle Coach Platform that uses artificial intelligence for tailored messages and supports local U.S. governments to address contamination and recovery issues Houston, TX
RecycleGo Platform that uses blockchain and other technologies to increase recycling participation, product quality and sustainability throughout a product’s life cycle Irvington, NJ
Refresh Glass Glassware created using automated technology and recycled glass bottles from restaurants Tempe, AZ
Re-TRAC Connect Free online program assessment and planning tool for municipal waste management agencies Winnipeg, Canada
Revolution Company Products created using plastic film and agriculture plastics Little Rock, AR
Revolution Systems Small system sorting unit that supports stadiums, small communities Golden, CO
Solid Waste Association of North America Research and education to support the solid waste industry Silver Spring, MD
The Recycling Partnership Initiative to make #5 plastics more widely recycled and accepted by facilities Falls Church, VA
The Vinyl Institute Pilot program to recover vinyl siding and roofing for reuse and recycling Washington, DC
Think Zero LLC Incentive program for janitorial staff to facilitate more recycling New York City, NY
Urban Mining Northeast Glass pozzolan in concrete, creating a market for glass and improving sustainability of cement New Rochelle, NY

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