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Trex making PE resin for film, sheet


August 4, 2014 2:51 pm ET

Trex Co. Inc. is manufacturing and selling polyethylene pellets made from recycled plastic into the plastic bag, film and sheet markets, Chairman, President and CEO Ronald Kaplan announced Aug. 4 along with second-quarter results.

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Polystyrene recycler expanding in Indianapolis


August 4, 2014 2:42 pm ET

Plastic Recycling Inc. — already one of the country's largest polystyrene recyclers — expects to have a new PS recycling facility focused on post-consumer materials up and running by early next year in Indianapolis.

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Sainsbury, Schoeller Allibert to recycle food handling crates


July 30, 2014 1:37 pm ET

British retail group Sainsbury's has contracted Dutch recycler Schoeller Allibert BV to reprocess all of its old food crates back into food-grade container.

PetStar doubles capacity at Mexico recycling facility


July 24, 2014 2:10 pm ET

Mexican recycling giant PetStar SAPI de CV, owned by the System of Coca-Cola Bottlers in Mexico, has doubled the capacity of its facility to 130 million pounds through an investment in excess of $100 million.

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Injection molder, recycler Polyvulc USA puts itself up for sale


July 24, 2014 12:41 pm ET

Fred Farrell and Larry Lambiotte, founders of Polyvulc USA Inc. and its subsidiaries Polyvulc Tire Recycling Llc and Winnsboro Rubber Recycling LLC, are seeking the immediate sale of their businesses.

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Beer maker Carlsberg enlists suppliers for 'upcycling' project


July 22, 2014 11:14 am ET

Carlsberg Breweries A/S in Denmark has started an ambitious project with its suppliers to optimize its packaging for the purpose of “upcycling.”

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Grocery store chain says bag recycling up by 10 percent


July 21, 2014 2:54 pm ET

Kroger Co., with more than 2,600 stores in 34 states and sales nearing $100 billion, saw plastic bag recycling increase by 10 percent last year.

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Brownwater begins production of recyclable barge covers


July 18, 2014 11:22 am ET

Brownwater Plastics LLC of Paducah, Ky. has won an order for barge covers made from mixed plastics waste, said Environmental Recycling Technologies plc, (ERT) whose powder impression molding process was used to produce the covers.

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Retail and consumer products giants team up to recycle more film


July 17, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Consumers in Canada are gaining a new option to recycle their plastic bags and films through an expanded program being launched by that country's largest retailer.

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Finding the picture-perfect use of scrap PS


July 17, 2014 12:26 pm ET

Shanghai Intco Industries Co. Ltd. was established 20 years ago in the United States as a trading company, but now based in China, the firm claims to be one of the world's largest recyclers of polystyrene waste.

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