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Published: 6/3/2020

Recycled Resin Gains Molder a Green Niche
Injection molder AGS Technology uses compounding know-how to turn old scrap into new auto parts that satisfy performance and sustainability goals.

Published: 5/27/2020

Lindner Recyclingtech Installs Shredders Onsite Remotely
After being installed remotely, the Micromat shredder has now been up and running for 200 operating hours without any issues. 

Published: 5/25/2020

Leading the Charge: Brand Owners Moving to Boost Recycled Content in Packages, Products
Leading brand owners and a big-box retailer discuss their recycling goals, which will impact processors and the entire supply chain.

Published: 5/22/2020

Blazing the Trail In Processing PCR for Corrugated Pipe
Just a decade ago, roughly 10% of HDPE corrugated pipes made by Advanced Drainage Systems used recycled material. That number is 65% now, and growing. Here’s how this processor became a pioneer in this field.

Published: 5/21/2020

How Graham Packaging Counters PCR Supply/Demand Squeeze
Customers want more PCR—including food grade—than recyclers can supply. Solutions involve efforts to educate customers, employees, and the community at large. New technologies also offer hope.

Published: 5/14/2020

Expanding 'Circularity' through Advanced Recycling Technologies
Recycling and achieving circularity for materials is at the core of the plastics industry’s evolving sustainable business model. Advanced technologies will play a big role.

Published: 4/7/2020

Agilyx: Recycling Must Continue Operating During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Agilyx CEO Joe Vaillancourt discusses the status of the company's operations and the importance of recycling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: 3/24/2020

Transforming Recycled Plastic into Additives for Industrial and Consumer Products
GreenMantra out of Canada is a rapidly growing clean technology company that produces specialty polymer additives from recycled plastics.

Published: 3/17/2020

How to Optimize Usage of Recycled Material
Processors need to “engineer” feeding properties similar to virgin pellets into their regrind to efficiently and economically utilize more of their scrap.

Published: 3/12/2020

Why—and How—You Should be Tracking Your Regrind
Ask yourself these questions to decide whether you need to implement a system to manage your scrap.