Exploring the: Recycling & Scrap Reclamation Zone



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Trials Show 'Dryer-Less' System Converts Mixed Regrind Into High-Quality Thermoformed Sheet
In production-scale trials, PETG and APET scrap bypasses landfill thanks to PTi's high-vacuum, twin-screw extrusion system.
Article Published: 1/27/2016
Compounder Finds Niche in Recycling
Combining compounding and recycling in one step is helping take Buckeye Polymers to the next level.
Article Published: 1/21/2016
New Recycling Center Opens In Vegas
The $37 million facility is said to be the largest residential recycling center in North America.
Article Published: 12/17/2015
Herbold USA Installs Rooftop Solar Energy System
In the fall of 2015, the company purchased a rooftop solar energy system to provide electrical power to its 10,000 square foot facility located in North Smithfield.
Article Published: 12/17/2015
Erema Opens New Upcycling Facility For Recycled Materials
The company invested about 2 million Euros in its 'UpCentre' facility, which features a COREMA 1108 T for a maximum monthly production of 500 tons.
Article Published: 12/11/2015
U.S. Plastic Bottle Recycling Reaches 3 Billion Pounds
Single-stream collection of household recyclables continues to grow, resulting in higher participation rates.
Article Published: 11/5/2015
Why & When Should You Re-Crystallize PET Scrap?
Whether you’re blow molding PET bottles or extruding APET sheet, you’ll produce amorphous scrap in the process. How you handle it will impact your production costs. Re-crystallizing it will help.
Article Published: 10/26/2015
Lightweighting Technologies Highlight Automotive Composites Conference
Advances in hybrid longer-fiber thermoplastic composites, growth in additive manufacturing, and increasing adoption of renewable materials in automotive were among the topics discussed at the recent SPE event.
Article Published: 10/26/2015
U.S. PET Recycling Rate At 31% For 2014
Recycled PET usage in domestic markets hits all time high.
Article Published: 10/13/2015
First-Ever Global Report Aimed at Ridding Oceans of Plastic Waste
The Ocean Concervancy's allies include Dow Chemical, Coca-Cola, and ACC.
Article Published: 10/5/2015

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