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Price and sustainability both key to success for carpet recycler


February 26, 2015 1:28 pm ET

DALLAS — A green message will get you in the door, but ultimately that sustainability message has to be backed up with quality at the right price.

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Silicone baby teether company working with Michigan recycler


February 26, 2015 1:14 pm ET

A recycling company and a startup will try to keep silicone baby products out of landfill.

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US film recycling leaps 11 percent


February 24, 2015 9:00 am ET

UPDATED — Post-consumer plastic film packaging recycling jumped 11 percent year-over-year, according to new findings from the American Chemistry Council.

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Survey shows high recycling rate for post-industrial plastics


February 23, 2015 10:43 pm ET

DALLAS — A glimpse into how several companies handle their post-industrial plastic waste is producing some rather dramatic recycling numbers.

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Expert: Recyclers face challenges, but also opportunities


February 23, 2015 10:38 pm ET

DALLAS — Plastics certainly can be recycled, said Adrian Merrington. Some can be recycled economically. Some can be recycled environmentally. And some can even be recycled very profitably. But not all, said the senior associate scientist at...

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PET thermoform recycling goes from 0 to 60 (million pounds)


February 18, 2015 11:42 am ET

What a difference five years can make — at least when it comes to proving the viability of recycling PET thermoforms.

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Pret completes Wellman acquisition, reveals details


February 18, 2015 10:38 am ET

Just days before China shuts down for the week-long Spring Festival, Shanghai Pret Composites Co. Ltd. announced it has completed the acquisition of U.S. recycler WPR Holdings LLC, revealing many details of the transaction including board changes.

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Waste Management on track to meet 2020 recycling goal


February 18, 2015 10:04 am ET

Waste Management Inc. captured more than 431,000 tons of plastics among the 15 million tons of recyclables handled by the firm in 2013, according to new company statistics.

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Energy Bag pilot program recovers 6,000 pounds of plastics


February 17, 2015 3:25 pm ET

A first-of-its-kind program aimed at plastics not typically recycled was able to capture some 6,000 pounds of material.

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Erema launches Pure Loop to focus on shredder/extruder recycling


February 17, 2015 9:41 am ET

Austria-based recycling technology group Erema GmbH has announced the creation of its new sister company Pure Loop GmbH, which specializes in the recycling of clean production wastes using shredder/extruder technology.

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