RECYCLING NEWS

Recycling

U.S. PET Bottle Recycling Rate Declines in 2019

The NAPCOR 2019 Recycling Report also reports a 7% increase in the amount of recycled PET (rPET) going back into food and non-food bottles.
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Recycling

Avient Opens New CycleWorks Facility to Advance Recycling

Avient expects to introduce solutions throughout 2021 as new data is generated.
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Recycling

AmSty and Agilyx Announce Certified Circular Recycling Pathway for Polystyrene

The two companies have been working to achieve this important milestone for polystyrene in support of a societal shift from linear to circular solutions for managing waste plastic. 
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Post-Consumer Recycling

Dow Launches its First Recycled Resin for Shrink Film Applications

The recycled plastic resin is designed specifically for retail and logistic shrink film applications.
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Recycling

HP Expands Ocean Plastics Program

New washing line in Haiti helps reduce ocean-bound plastic. 
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Post-Consumer Recycling

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Names 2020 Design for Recycling Award Winner

Lexmark received the award specifically for the design of its toner cartridges, of which 95% contain at least some post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic content.

Post-Industrial Recycling

Südpack Invests in Chemical Recycling Joint Project with Recenso

The collaboration aims to convert production-related reusable materials into high-quality pyrolysis oil on an industrial scale.

Post-Industrial Recycling

Graham Recycling Company Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The plant is extremely important to Graham’s mission to create a circular economy.
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Post-Consumer Recycling

Ineos Styrolution and AmSty to Build Joint Facility for Advanced Recycling of Polystyrene

The facility will feature Agilyx’s advanced recycling technology.

Post-Consumer Recycling

California Governor Signs Nation's First Mandatory Recycled Content Bill

The law requires all plastic bottles covered by the state’s container redemption program average at least 15% post-consumer resin (PCR) starting in 2022.