Exploring the: Recycled Materials Zone
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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.
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.
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.
RPET Prices Continue Downward Slide
Prices are down and will stay that way for the rest of the year.
Trex Enters Recycled LLDPE Compounds Market
This leading maker of wood-plastic decking has found a way to close the recycling loop.
Processor ‘Ties’ Business To Railroad Infrastructure
IntegriCo Composites expands and adds new capabilities to produce compression molded railroad ties from recycled materials.
Rising Virgin Prices Bode Well for Recycled Resins
Recycled HDPE prices went up earlier in the year and are now subsiding. R-PET prices were low but have risen and may now stabilize.
3D Printing Filament from Recycled Plastic
Recycled ABS filament from a new start-up.
Developing Tomorrow’s Containers Today: Inside Amcor’s Rigid Packaging R&D Center
How award-winning package design, full-service laboratory facilities, and game-changing process development support a world-class injection and blow molder.
Recycling Conference Focuses on Changing Recycle Streams
E-plastics study shines light on a growing segment of recycling—its makeup, collection rates, and end-uses.