PT ZONE: Recycling

Recycled Resin Prices Mixed at Midyear
RPET prices are weak while R-HDPE is strong. More (+)
EXTRUSION: Hydraulically Powered Backflush Screenchanger
Unit said to be ideal for applications involving heavy contamination. More (+)


AUXILIARIES: Heavy-Duty Shredders Round Out Size-Reduction Product Line

Conair's three new families of heavy-duty single-shaft shredders complete the company's offerings for plastic scrap reclaim and recycling.

Recycling Conferences Focus on Label Removal & Mixed Streams

Industry meets to discuss efforts to lessen the impact of labels on bottle recycling streams.

Printpak Spearheads Local Effort to Recycle Rigid Plastics

Processor's study shows recycling stream would increase by 20% if rigid plastics were included.

Erema Adds Novel System for Recycling Trials

Erema's latest system is now here.

Granulate or Shred: Which Makes Sense for You?

That is the size-reduction question confronting many processors today. Look here for some guidance.

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Recycling is a broad term that most associate with post-consumer scrap. Recyclers collect bags, bottles and a wide variety of other end products, which are ultimately washed and pelletized and either sold by a recycler to processors or reprocessed into parts.

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