Exploring the: Recycling & Scrap Reclamation Zone



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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
Diesel Fuel Made from Recycled Plastic Undergoing Trials
Plaxx is the product of polymerizing mixed plastic waste into a substance consisting of hydrocarbon monomers similar to crude oil.
Blog Published: 8/10/2016
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
Petoskey Plastics Assists With Flint Water-Bottle Recycling Efforts
Petoskey has donated recycling bags to help recover used water bottles.
Blog Published: 7/13/2016
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
IBM Researchers Discover a New Way to Recycle PC
IBM says it has discovered a new process to turn old smartphones into medical-grade plastic.
Blog Published: 6/29/2016
Startup Turns Recycled Plastic into 3D Printing Filament
Plenty of companies are taking advantage 3D printing’s disruptive nature in the manufacturing space, but I came across an Amsterdam-based startup that is taking the disruptive concept even further.
Blog Published: 6/13/2016
Multiple Stakeholders in Minnesota Work to Recycle Agricultural Plastic
There’s plenty of talk about consumer plastic packaging waste but what about agricultural plastic?
Blog Published: 6/3/2016
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

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