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City in Iraq Opens its First Recycling, Production Plant
Iraq, with a population of 34.3 million, is estimated to produce 31,000 tons of solid waste every day while the capacity to collect this waste is 4,000 tons per day.
Blog Published: 9/22/2016
The Verdict Is In: Brand Owners Want Recycled PP
The Association of Postconsumer Recyclers surveyed 21 consumer brand companies regarding the potential for PCR PP.
Blog Published: 9/14/2016
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

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