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Published: 3/9/2017

VIDEO: Moving Beyond Buzzwords in Recycling
OEMs, brand owners, and retailers, as well as plastics processors, recyclers and equipment suppliers have converged on New Orleans for the annual Plastics Recycling Conference.

Published: 2/23/2017

How2Recycle Label Changing Recycling Habits
The How2Recycle Label program finished its soft launch in early 2012 and now has more than 60 participating companies and brands and is growing every month.

Published: 1/20/2017

Welcome to the New Plastics Recycling Economy
A new report provides a clear transition strategy for the plastics industry to design better packaging, increase recycling rates and introduce new models for making better use of packaging. 

Published: 1/5/2017

Plastics Technology's Most Popular Tweets of 2016
Materials, robots, K Show, resin pricing, recycling: these are the Top 10 Most Popular Tweets from Plastics Technology Magazine in 2016.

Published: 12/16/2016

SPI Rebrands as Plastics Industry Association
SPI is now PLASTICS and also has a new logo, which represents the six facets of the plastics industry supply chain.

Published: 10/25/2016

K Reporter’s Notebook Materials: Manifold Printed for Plastic Engine; Material Reclaimed from Airbags; High Heat Nylon Doesn’t Need Stabilizers
Several new materials are being launched and discussed a K 2016 Solvay, including some very interesting strides in additive manufacturing.

Published: 10/24/2016

Video: Rapid’s Open-Hearted Design for New Family of Shredders
Size-reduction technology specialist Rapid Granulator introduced The Raptor Series, a new family of shredders for plastics.

Published: 10/21/2016

EREMA Recycling at Work During K
EREMA is recycling over 30 tons of plastic waste live on an INTAREMA TVEplus 1108 recycling system during the K show.

Published: 10/11/2016

Collaboration on Recycling Chewing Gum into TPEs
Teknor Apex teamed up with U.K.’s Gumdrop to divert gum waste from landfills and into TPEs.

Published: 10/6/2016

New Pilot Program Aims to Jump Start Automotive PP, TPO Recycling
The goal of the ELV Recycling Demonstration Project is to develop collection and recovery methods for PP and TPO that are technically and economically feasible.