PT ZONE: Recycled Materials

PT Article 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. More (+)
PT Article 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. More (+)


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Albis Plastic and Barnet Launch Recycling Joint Venture

The new Albis Barnet Polymers company will recycle, repelletize, and market post-industrial raw material, and use them to compound Albis' componds.

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.

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.

Recycled Resin Market Still Volatile

At midyear, recycled resin prices presented a mixed picture, though industry sources see a period of soft prices ahead.

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.

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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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