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Can A Circular Economy Increase Plastics Recycling Rates?
The European Union (EU) has set a goal to recycle 60% of plastic packaging by 2025.
Blog Published: 6/30/2015
SPI's Paper on Compatibilizers Aims to Boost Plastics Recycling Profitability
The new paper on compatibilizers from SPI's Recycling Committee is a tool for increasing profitability of plastics recycling.
Blog Published: 6/18/2015
SPI: Time To Refocus Plastics Recycling Efforts
Only about 9% of plastic waste was recycled from the municipal solid waste stream in 2012, according to the latest figures available from the U.S.
Blog Published: 6/15/2015
Looking to Expand By Acquisition? Here’s How to Be a Better Buyer
M&A expert offers tips for processors looking to make a big buy.
Blog Published: 6/1/2015
What’s Your Company Worth?
Most processors might not really know. Here, an expert offers her insights at a time when M&A activity is growing.
Blog Published: 5/19/2015
TerraCycle Wants To Fix The K-Cups Recycling Problem
The company has developed a Zero Waste Box that can recycle any pre-packaged beverage capsules.
Blog Published: 5/15/2015
NYC Hit With A Lawsuit Over EPS Ban
  A New York City ban on expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam packaging is set to go into effect July 1.
Blog Published: 5/12/2015
Plastic Bag Bans: The Trend That Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop?
On April 28, the European Parliament gave its final approval for the previously agreed legislation to reduce the use of single-use plastic carrier bags.
Blog Published: 5/1/2015
Study Shows Many Additives Designed to Biodegrade PE, PET Don't Work
Michigan State U. 3-year study does not fare well for additives that claim to break down plastics.
Blog Published: 2/23/2015
Recycling Post-Consumer PET Thermoforms: Did The Three Grants Work?
We all pretty much now that they are recyclable, but are they being recycled?
Blog Published: 2/4/2015

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