PT ZONE: Recycled Materials

Polystyrene Recycling Partnership Spurred By Demand For Post-Consumer Content
World's leading maker of foam cups and major recycler come together to boost annual recycling volume of post-consumer PS. More (+)
Novel Tooling, New Materials Highlight Thermoplastic Composite Advances
Conference showcases new developments in equipment and materials for more efficient production of automotive thermoplastic composites parts. More (+)

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Study Urges Companies To Disclose Data On Plastic

Companies could become more sustainable by improving the way they measure, manage and report the amount of plastic they use in their business operations and supply chains.

First Business Accelerator For Solutions To Plastic Pollution

NewGen Surgical is one of the initial businesses in the new Accelerator portfolio, each having developed a "groundbreaking" technology to reduce plastic pollution.

MATERIALS: Post-Consumer Content PP Compounds For Automotive

Borealis has three new PP compounds with post-consumer recycle content to help European automotive OEMs and Tier One suppliers better support sustainability goals.

RPET Pricing Up in the East, Down in the West

The problem is soft demand in the West and reduced supplies in the East.

APPLICATION: First North American Recycle-Content PS Foam Food Tray Makes Debut

Containing 25% recycled PS, new Evoc packaging is being used in most of the line of fresh products from poultry cooperative Exceldor.

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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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