7. As a result, the bottle is recycled and prevented from making it’s way to the environment / ocean / landfill.
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7. Opportunity is created to either meet basic needs or develop a small business.
Industry requires reliable quality that meets demand consistently in large volumes. Beyond this, there are still many business needs to provide a competitive product offering. These, among many other requirements include:
Full traceability – Regulation compliance – Packaging – Price – ‘Just in time’ logistics
When these needs are met, real planning and investment can be made and drive the growth of the recycling industry. This drives collection efforts, substantially creating real world social and environmental benefits. Without this cycle of industry demand and economic incentive, recycling activities in developing countries do not happen.