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Interactive map aids polypropylene recycling efforts


April 24, 2014 1:34 pm ET

Folks interested in recycling polypropylene products now have a new tool at their disposal.

PET recycler will use Czech technology


April 24, 2014 12:11 pm ET

A Polish company intends to employ a Czech developed recycling technology to recycle PET bottle waste at a new processing plant under construction in the Lodz region.

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Closed Loop Recycling out to become biggest milk bottle recycler in the world.


April 24, 2014 11:55 am ET

The new plastic milk bottle recycling line at Closed Loop Recycling is part of a 12 million pound ($20.1 million) investment strategy which CLR claimed would make it the biggest recycler of milk bottles in the world.

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Coffee roaster looks to improve footprint of single-cup systems


April 22, 2014 1:30 pm ET

One of the largest coffee and tea manufacturers in North America has introduced a single-serve beverage capsule intended to curb the waste created by one-cup brewer systems.

Global plastics recycling industry seeing an impact from the 'Green Fence'


April 21, 2014 12:52 pm ET

Last year's Green Fence action by the Chinese government is having a lasting impact on the global plastics recycling industry, said many of the attendees and speakers at this year's spring China Replas conference in Shanghai, organized by China Scrap Plastics Association.

Dutch company launching $100 million PP, PE recycling plant


April 18, 2014 10:42 am ET

Quality Circular Polymers is building a new plastics recycling operation in Geleen, the Netherlands' Chemelot industrial chemical site, with a capacity of 100,000 metric tons of polypropylene and polyethylene per year, at full production.

Plastics recycling rates in Michigan will go up, if new initiative works


April 14, 2014 4:15 pm ET

Clean Tech, a unit of Plastipak Packaging Inc., expects to recycle about 6 billion plastic bottles this year and has an eye on 10 billion plastic bottles within three years. But that's only if recycling rates improve in communities served by the company.

Pepsi adds recycling bins in Oklahoma


April 14, 2014 12:45 pm ET

PepsiCo Inc. is beefing up recycling efforts in Tulsa, Okla., through the placement of more than 120 recycling bins at nearly 30 locations.

New York's new slogan: I love recycling?


April 11, 2014 12:23 pm ET

New York City is in the midst of placing thousands of recycling containers in public spaces in an effort to capture more materials, plastics included.

Petoskey Plastics expanding in Indiana


April 9, 2014 4:55 pm ET

Increasing demand for recycled-content products is fueling Petoskey Plastics Inc.'s push to continue growing.

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