PT ZONE: Recycled Materials

PT Article Sounds Weird, But...Plastic Roads May Actually 'Surface'
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Processor ‘Ties’ Business To Railroad Infrastructure
IntegriCo Composites expands and adds new capabilities to produce compression molded railroad ties from recycled materials. More (+)

MOST RECENT CONTENT: Recycled Materials

Rising Virgin Prices Bode Well for Recycled Resins

Recycled HDPE prices went up earlier in the year and are now subsiding. R-PET prices were low but have risen and may now stabilize.

RECYCLING: Compatibilizers Create New Recycle Feedstream Value

Generally confined to prime material applications, these additives are helping recyclers improve yields of mixed-material bales.

First Ocean-Cleaning System Set to Deploy in 2016

The Ocean Cleanup's unique ocean cleaning-system will be the longest floating structure ever deployed in the ocean.

Slideshow 2015 Milan Plast

Milan Plast Was Good With Plans To Be Even Better

Big international turnout at the triennial international fair for the plastics and rubber industry, Milan Plast: check out the Plastics Technology slideshow.

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Recycled Materials


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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