Recycled Materials

These are materials formulated with some percentage of either post-industrial or post-consumer scrap. The most common recycled material is PET.

Haiti ocean plastics
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Trash as Value: Turning Ocean Waste Into Viable Products

So-called “ocean plastics” is a global problem, but a wide range
of companies across the entire supply chain have put in the time,
money and R&D efforts necessary to make capturing and converting the material into a sustainable business. But demand must follow.
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Resins & Additives at NPE2018: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, Sustainability

NPE will host lots of news in engineered thermoplastic compounds, customized TPEs, polyolefins for packaging, bioplastics, recycled content compounds, purging agents, 3D printing materials, and a slew of innovative additives.