Washington, June 14, 2021 – On May 20, the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA) hosted a Congressional briefing entitled, “Strengthening America’s Recycling System: A Sustainable Food Policy Alliance Dialogue on Producer Responsibility.” The virtual event kicked off with remarks from Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and focused on the concept of producer responsibility – including an analysis of the effectiveness of different systems in place around the world and policy solutions for Congress.
The panel discussion, moderated by Rachel Goldstein, North America Policy Director for Mars, Incorporated, featured the following speakers:
- Resa Dimino, Principal, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS)
- Jodie Roussell, Senior Public Affairs Manager, Nestlé SA
- Dylan de Thomas, Vice President of External Affairs, The Recycling Partnership
Access the presentation slides here.
About the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance
The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance seeks to accelerate the pace of change in the food industry through individual company leadership and collective support for public policies that raise the bar and inspire further action in this critical journey. As some of the world’s best-known food companies, founding members Danone North America, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé USA, and Unilever United States recognize our responsibility to drive positive change for the people who use our products, the people who supply them, and the planet on which we all rely. To learn more about the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, visit www.foodpolicyalliance.org.