Recycling & Scrap Reclamation
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SPI Launches Zero Net-Waste Program
New initiative to promote pursuit of zero-waste in plastics processing.
MAS Receives FDA Approval for Food Packaging
The FDA approval confirms that its proposed secondary recycling process produces post-consumer recycling material fit for use in the manufacturing of packaging for the food industry.
Nordson to Supply 16 Pelletizing Systems to New PET Plant in China
Nordson’s CrystallCut system integrates underwater pelletizing, drying, water filtration and direct crystallizing at temperatures of up to 180 °C and crystallinity up to 40%.
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.
Compounder Finds Niche in Recycling
Combining compounding and recycling in one step is helping take Buckeye Polymers to the next level.
New Recycling Center Opens In Vegas
The $37 million facility is said to be the largest residential recycling center in North America.
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.
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.
U.S. Plastic Bottle Recycling Reaches 3 Billion Pounds
Single-stream collection of household recyclables continues to grow, resulting in higher participation rates.
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.