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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Single-Serve Package Reduces Carbon Footprint By Over 30%
The Freshpack is tailored to workplaces and reduces emissions from raw material extraction by 40% by eliminating aluminum.
Army Veteran, Unifi Producing American Flags from Recycled Water Bottles
The veteran’s company creates flags using Repreve recycled fiber made from 10 recycled water bottles.
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.
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.
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.