PT ZONE: Recycled Materials

PT Article Ecover Bottles Feature 'Green' HDPE And Some Post-Consumer Recycled Material
Sonoco is producing bio-based HDPE bottles for Ecover's new home-care 'green' cleaning products. More (+)
RECYCLING: High-Output, Low-Energy Modular Extruder System For Recycling
ARTEC to showcase modular extrusion system that combines recycling and compounding in one single process at NPE 2015. More (+)


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ADDITIVES: Novel Crosslinker For Broad Range Of Plastics

Nexam Chemical launches multifunctional additive for virgin and recycled commodity and engineering resins and composites.

Three Entities Awarded For Plastics Recycling Innovations

The American Chemistry Council has announced three winners for this year's Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards.

EPS Foam Manufacturer Molds On Despite Environmental Attacks

If plastic bags are Public Enemy No. 1 for environmental activists, EPS foam might be No. 1A, despite some very green credentials.

Some Highlights From Global Plastics Summit 2014

GPS 2014 zeroed-in on the industry's challenges and opportunities.

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Recycled Materials

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These are materials formulated with some percentage of either post-industrial or post-consumer scrap. The most common recycled material is PET.


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