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Just how real is the high recycling rate for post-industrial plastics?


March 12, 2015 10:24 am ET

The plastics industry may have something to be proud of — a very high recycling rate for post-industrial plastics.

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Indiana recycler sold to group including equipment supplier Sorema


March 11, 2015 4:58 pm ET

A PET recycler in Indiana expects to stabilize and grow the amount of material it processes now that it's under a new ownership structure.

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Best Places To Work: No. 1, Northstar Recycling Co. Inc.


March 3, 2015 12:29 pm ET

Employee health care benefits have been wasting away, year after year, as companies work to contain costs and keep their bottom lines in shape. Northstar Recycling Co. Inc. has figured out how to keep both its employees and budget healthy.

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Recycling trade group growing in size, resources


February 27, 2015 4:50 pm ET

DALLAS — The executive director of the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers is partial to calling his group the little engine that could.

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Silicone baby teether company working with Massachusetts 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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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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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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