WestRock considers recycling to be a critical part of its overall sustainability agenda.
The company has 18 recycling facilities that take in almost 8 million tons of recycled material, with five of those facilities taking mixed recyclables from curbside programs. Despite the volatility of the recycling market, WestRock relies heavily on the supply of recycled fiber, as it expects to use over 5 million tons of it in its 2023 fiscal year. WestRock invested over $7 million through 2022 to improve sorting at its recycling facilities and sees California's extended producer responsibility law as a well-crafted set of guidelines and regulations that provide a balanced approach for all materials.
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