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PT Article Polymer Technology Innovations To Star At 'NPE2015 Startup Garage'
Expect to see at least twelve startup ventures with exciting new technologies at the 'NPE2015 Startup Garage' exhibitions. More (+)
Wellman Plastics Recycling Part Of Shanghai Prett Composites
Wellman Plastics Recycling is being acquired by automotive plastics compounder Shanghai Pret Composites. More (+)

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Ecover Bottles Feature 'Green' HDPE And Some Post-Consumer Recycled Material

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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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