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Major packaging merger includes plastics operations


January 26, 2015 12:24 pm ET

A merger of packaging companies MeadWestvaco Corp. and Rock-Tenn Inc. will create a new company with nearly $16 billion in annual sales.

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Recycling Partnership coalition kicks off its initial curbside project


January 22, 2015 3:51 pm ET

The Recycling Partnership's inaugural effort to boost curbside recycling around the country kicked off this week in Columbia, S.C.

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DuPont teaming with EcoStrate on post-consumer carpet recycling


January 20, 2015 2:25 pm ET

DuPont Co. is working with EcoStrate SFS Inc. to create a post-consumer recycling program for carpet made from the company's Sonora renewably sourced, corn-based fiber.

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Recycler MTM expanding in Germany, seeking second site


January 20, 2015 9:58 am ET

MTM Plastics GmbH, which produces recycled polyolefins from mixed plastic waste, is planning to invest 8 million euros ($9.2 million) to expand its production facilities in Niedergebra, Germany by the end of 2016.

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Hong Kong researcher speeds up 'cracking' of waste plastics


January 15, 2015 2:29 pm ET

HONG KONG — Can a professor working out of a modest laboratory in a teachers' college crack one of the biggest technical challenges facing plastics recyclers?

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Group hopes to spark EPS recycling


January 13, 2015 4:34 pm ET

A new grant program aimed at boosting expanded polystyrene foam recycling efforts and dispelling the assumption that foam is not recyclable is launching this spring.

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Recycler faces fine, possible prison time from EPA over hazardous waste


January 13, 2015 2:23 pm ET

The owner of a plastics recycling company in El Dorado, Kan., faces the possibility of prison time and a fine over the handling of hazardous waste, according to federal authorities.

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Axion focuses on fuel cell recycling


January 13, 2015 10:14 am ET

Resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting has helped devise a new recycling process to recover high-value materials from waste fuel cells.

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ACI ramping up recycling in Nebraska


January 8, 2015 10:59 am ET

Reprocessor and recycler ACI Plastics Inc. is bringing its new Nebraska operation up to capacity to support its growing medical products business.

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Ohio just the start of global growth plans for Octal


January 7, 2015 2:51 pm ET

Octal has a vision for the future. And that vision is anything but modest.

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