Achieving America's Recycling Future is the first policy … “With nearly 10,000 programs and unique sets of rules complicating America’s recycling system today, we have created an unsustainable morass that confuses consumers and drastically increases contamination,” Meghan Stasz, vice president, packaging and sustainability, Consumer Brands Association, said in a statement. The collective experience of the industry gives it a critical perspective into a recycling system that works. We’ve spent months developing the platform, but decades informing it. The Consumer Brands Association is bringing together a mix of associations and companies to rethink how the U.S. recycles its garbage. The Consumer Brands Association (CBA) has added Ellen Davis to the trade organization’s senior leadership team as EVP, industry engagement, effective March 2. Fixing Broken Recycling System Necessary to Meet Consumer Demand, Capitalize on Industry Innovation. Some of the ideas developed at the Consumer Packaging Summit in Sacramento recently will be part of a road map to a nationwide recycling standard due this fall to … Her most recent roles were SVP at the National Retail Federation (NRF) and president of the NRF Foundation. With the launch of its policy platform, Consumer Brands has put forward its view on how to build a recycling system that is transformative, well-funded and lasting. The Consumer Brands Association has introduced a policy plan for creating a uniform, market-based recycling system across the US that aims to … The Recycling Leadership Council will consist of representatives from consumer-facing industries, packaging companies and the recycling ecosystem, CBA said in a statement. The Consumer Brands Association (CBA) has launched the Recycling Leadership Council, a group of stakeholders from consumer-facing industries, packaging companies and the recycling ecosystem, with the aim of creating a public-policy framework to reimagine the U.S. recycling system. ARLINGTON, Va., April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ahead of Earth Day's 50 th anniversary, the Consumer Brands Association released its policy platform with recommendations to achieve the country's optimal recycling system.