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ACC Announces Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards 2017
Amcor was recognized for creating innovative monomaterial plastic pouch that contains up to 20% post…
November 16th 2017
US Exports of Plastic Waste and Scrap Witnessed 9% Decline
The imports during the opening nine months of 2017 totaled $160.63 million as compared with…
November 14th 2017
Stop Banning Plastic Bags, Please
By weight and volume, plastic bags make up a very small percentage of the world’s…
November 13th 2017
Plastic Bottle Recycling Dips in 2016; Long Term Outlook Still Strong
Following more than 20 consecutive years of growth, factors that contributed to the recent decline…
November 9th 2017
Debt-laden PET Producer Files for U.S. Bankruptcy
In its court filings, the company noted that it had a financial debt of around…
November 2nd 2017
Plaxx Named the Best Recycled Plastic Product of the Year
Recycling Technologies uses a patented process which chemically recycles residual plastic waste, removes contaminants and…
November 2nd 2017
US PET Recycling Rate Witnessed Drastic Decline in 2016
Out of the 6,172 million pounds of PET bottles sold into the market place, nearly…
November 1st 2017
BIR Convention: Chinese Plastic Scrap Imports Could Fall to 30-40% of Normal Levels
The impacts of the proposed ban are widespread as China happens to be the dominant…
October 31st 2017
Ghana to Construct Modern Facility to Recycle PET Bottles
An investment of nearly Euro 400 million will be made towards the facility and its…
October 30th 2017
MIT Students Fortify Concrete by Adding Recycled Plastic
The technology takes plastic out of the landfill, locks it up in concrete, and also…
October 27th 2017
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