Recycling

Recycling is a broad term that most associate with post-consumer scrap. Recyclers collect bags, bottles and a wide variety of other end products, which are ultimately washed and pelletized and either sold by a recycler to processors or reprocessed into parts.

PET Bottles Recycled into Fiber
Article

Recycling Breathes New Life into Textile Leader

Fiber producer Unifi reinvents itself as a plastics recycler that turns PET bottles into recycled fibers.

Close-Up on Technology

Process ‘Upcycles’ Waste Plastics To Virgin-Quality PET

Depolymerization technology developed by Loop Industries aims to repurpose scrap PET of all types.

New Product Announcements
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Recycling: New Vacuum/Nitrogen SSP Technology Enhances RPET Purity

The Austrian producer of plastics recycling machines brings together its Vacurema bottle-to-bottle process with newly patented, vacuum-supported solid-state polycondensation (SSP) from Polymetrix for this new technology.