PT ZONE: Recycled Materials

IBM Research Yields New Way to Recycle PC E-Waste
Chemical reaction produces a new and better plastic from old CDs, LED screens, smartphones, etc. More (+)
PT Article Recycled Resin Market Still Volatile
At midyear, recycled resin prices presented a mixed picture, though industry sources see a period of soft prices ahead. More (+)


MOST RECENT CONTENT: Recycled Materials

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.

Pondering the Future of Recycling

The business will persevere, but it might look a bit different than it does now.

APR: Plastic Cans With Metal Lids Contaminate Recycling

Recycling association says new container design can lead to significant issues in the plastics recycling stream.

New Resin Made From Disposable Paper Coffee Cups

Consultancy and recycling manufacturer may have the answer to turning disposable coffee cups into durable resin.

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.

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OVERVIEW:
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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