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The Minco Group Becomes SPI’s First Zero Net Waste Company
The company is projecting a revenue increase of approximately $20,000 for 2017 based on recycling efforts.
Blog Published: 8/10/2016
APR: Plastic Cans With Metal Lids Contaminate Recycling
Recycling association says new container design can lead to significant issues in the plastics recycling stream.
Blog Published: 7/6/2016
New Resin Made From Disposable Paper Coffee Cups
Consultancy and recycling manufacturer may have the answer to turning disposable coffee cups into durable resin.
Blog Published: 6/28/2016
Ensuring a Package Is Recyclable AND Useful
Generally speaking, there’s a lot of doom and gloom talk in the recycling space at the moment, mostly thanks to low oil prices, but despite that consumers remain passionate about the topic.
Blog Published: 5/4/2016
Recycling of Plastic Auto Parts Gains Attention Even As It Remains In its Relative Infancy
SPI launches automotive recycling report; separation process key to German start-up’s patented recycling technology.
Blog Published: 5/3/2016
Petoskey Plastics Launches Recycling Scorecard for Blown Film
The data are based on the level of recycled content supplied within film and bags purchased from Petoskey.
Blog Published: 4/26/2016
First PC/ABS Production from Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic Underway
MBA Polymers looks to be first in producing post-consumer PC/ABS pellets from shredded WEEE.
Blog Published: 4/26/2016
Keurig Switches to PP But Has Long Recycling Journey Ahead
After a decade of listening to complaints about the lack of recyclability of its K-Cups, Keurig, Waterbury, Vt., recently announced changes to its packaging but will they be enough for critics?
Blog Published: 4/20/2016
GM Recycles Water Bottles to Produce Chevy Equinox Part
The Detroit auto giant is recycling employees’ water bottles into noise-reducing fabric insulation that covers the Chevrolet Equinox engine.
Blog Published: 4/13/2016
Hong Kong’s Recycling Needs
Prior to the Taipei Plas factory tour that kicks off on March 22 in Taiwan, I took a trip to Hong Kong. Of course, I can’t take off my plastics packaging/recycling editor hat despite being on vacation.
Blog Published: 3/21/2016

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