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Indian plastics group targets waste


November 24, 2014 12:46 pm ET

An Indian plastics environmental group and the country's largest brand for packaged water, Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd., have launched a trial program in schools to promote plastics bottle recycling, and the plastics group hopes to take it...

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NS Farrington 'on track' to recycle 1 ton of PE per month


November 20, 2014 10:23 am ET

A polyethylene recycling program created by N.S. Farrington & Co. has passed the 60,000 pound mark.

Green Fence boon for China, group says


November 14, 2014 1:04 pm ET

China's Green Fence rules and regulations regarding the import of scrap materials will prove to be a “long-term” boon for the recycling industry while cutting down on China's pollution problem, the executive president of the China Scrap Plastic Association said earlier this month at the group's semiannual event.

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Auditor recommends changes to California container recycling program


November 12, 2014 5:02 pm ET

California’s beverage container recycling program, at nearly 30 years old, is broken.

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China's import of waste plastics rebounding


November 10, 2014 4:31 pm ET

BEIJING — China is importing more waste plastic in 2014 than in 2013, reported Ministry of Environmental Protection representative Li Shu'ai 李淑嫒, at the Sino-EU Cooperation Seminar of the Plastics Recycling Industry, held...

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EU and China recycling groups meet in Beijing


November 10, 2014 4:48 pm ET

BEIJING — Sitting across from each other in a Beijing hotel meeting room, representatives of the European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organizations (EPRO) and members of the Plastic Recycling Committee of China Plastics...

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Republic adding plastic recycling capacity


November 7, 2014 10:29 am ET

Republic Services Inc. is investing heavily in plastics recycling equipment as part of new plans to create the country's largest residential recycling facility near Las Vegas.

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Coca-Cola closing its recycling division


October 30, 2014 3:50 pm ET

Beverage giant says it wants to work with suppliers

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Trex sets quarterly sales record with more business on tap


October 28, 2014 1:09 pm ET

Composite deck maker Trex Co. Inc. set sales and earnings records for the third quarter of 2014 and is on track to see revenue reach $388 million for the year, which would be the highest ever for the firm.

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Post-consumer plastic recycling rates continue strong growth


October 15, 2014 9:18 am ET

Post-consumer plastic bottle recycling tonnage increased by another 4.3 percent last year, continuing what is now a growth spurt that's lasted more than two decades.

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