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Published: 9/28/2016

Army Vet, Unifi Producing Flags from Recycled Water Bottles
The veteran’s company creates flags using Repreve recycled fiber made from 10 recycled water bottles.

Published: 9/22/2016

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.

Published: 9/14/2016

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.

Published: 8/10/2016

Diesel Fuel Made from Recycled Plastic Undergoing Trials
Plaxx is the product of polymerizing mixed plastic waste into a substance consisting of hydrocarbon monomers similar to crude oil.

Published: 8/10/2016

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.

Published: 7/13/2016

Petoskey Plastics Helps With Flint Water-Bottle Recycling
Petoskey has donated recycling bags to help recover used water bottles.

Published: 7/6/2016

APR: Plastic Cans With Metal Lids Contaminate Recycling
Recycling association says new container design can lead to significant issues in the plastics recycling stream.

Published: 6/29/2016

IBM Researchers Discover a New Way to Recycle PC
IBM says it has discovered a new process to turn old smartphones into medical-grade plastic.

Published: 6/13/2016

Startup Turns Recycled Plastic into 3D Printing Filament
Plenty of companies are taking advantage 3D printing’s disruptive nature in the manufacturing space, but I came across an Amsterdam-based startup that is taking the disruptive concept even further.

Published: 6/3/2016

Multiple Stakeholders in MN Recycling Agricultural Plastic
There’s plenty of talk about consumer plastic packaging waste but what about agricultural plastic?