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|Originally published May 19, 2014, in Plastics News. Some data may have been updated.|
|(P)=Publicly Held N.A.=Not available|
|Recycling volume represents total number of pounds sold, comprising plastics reprocessed in-house as well as brokered materials.|
|All information was provided by the companies, except where otherwise indicated.|
|* Midpoint of a company-provided range||** Company-provided estimate|
|E Plastics News and industry estimates. These figures were not provided by the company.|
|Top Recycling Official||Forrest Flaherty
|Plastics Reprocessed Volume (millions lbs.)|
|Most Recent Year||220E|
|Total Volume (millions lbs.)|
|Most Recent Year||N.A.|
|Breakout of Recycling volume||70% reprocessing in-house|
|Materials bought or sold||PET|
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