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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
GM Recycles Water Bottles to Produce Chevy Equinox Part
The Detroit auto giant is recycling employees’ water bottles into noise-reducing fabric insulation that covers the Chevrolet Equinox engine.
Blog Published: 4/13/2016
Ways to Grow PET Packaging Recycling
Global commodities markets are placing intense price pressure on all players in the PET supply chain, as reclaimers and PRF operators suffer tight margins due to low resin pricing.
Blog Published: 3/10/2016
Plastic Recycling Start-Up Looks to Change India’s Recycling Culture
India has been referred to as the world’s trash can. Harsh for certain, but if you type in the words ‘India’ and ‘Trash,’ plenty of disturbing Google images of kids playing in trash will pop up.
Blog Published: 3/2/2016
Plastics Recycling Conference Explores the Economics of Recycling
These are interesting times for the recycling market—the industry has been impacted by the erratic commodities markets and low cost virgin material will test commitments to use recycled materials.
Blog Published: 2/3/2016

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