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Polyolefin Prices Drop; Ditto for PET
PE, PP, PET prices head down, PS and PVC flat for now.
Article Published: 11/23/2016
Albis Plastic and Barnet Launch Recycling Joint Venture
The new Albis Barnet Polymers company will recycle, repelletize, and market post-industrial raw material, and use them to compound Albis' componds.
Article Published: 9/14/2016
IBM Research Yields New Way to Recycle PC E-Waste
Chemical reaction produces a new and better plastic from old CDs, LED screens, smartphones, etc.
Article Published: 8/24/2016
Recycled Resin Market Still Volatile
At midyear, recycled resin prices presented a mixed picture, though industry sources see a period of soft prices ahead.
Article Published: 8/19/2016
Recycled PET Prices Stable or Soft— Depending on Geography
More stable on the East Coast, sharply lower on the West in the first quarter.
Article Published: 4/19/2016
Ahead of the Curve in Recycling
A pioneer in recycling milk bottles built a thriving business in plastic lumber, but blow molding with PCR has proved a longer, harder road to success.
Article Published: 3/23/2016
Recycled Resin Prices Likely To Follow Same Pattern as 2015
Lower virgin resin prices held recycled prices down last year. This year is not expected to be much different.
Article Published: 1/13/2016
Additives: Multi-Purpose Modifiers Pump Up Properties of Virgin & Recycled Plastics
A new slate of compatibilizers, chain extenders, and process aids improve properties and processability of resin alloys and mixed post-consumer recycle.
Article Published: 11/23/2015
RPET Prices Continue Downward Slide
Prices are down and will stay that way for the rest of the year.
Article Published: 10/2/2015
Trex Enters Recycled LLDPE Compounds Market
This leading maker of wood-plastic decking has found a way to close the recycling loop.
Article Published: 9/9/2015

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