In 2008,only 7.1% of the 30.05 million tons of plastic waste in America was recycled. Plastic recycling rates in other countries such as Japan and Germany are around 70%. There is a huge gap between potential and realized recycling materials presenting a great opportunity for small and medium sized businesses. Ashok Kamal, Co-Founder and CEO of Bennu discusses the recycling economy in an article for Environmental Leader. Click here to read the article.