Postconsumer non-bottle rigid plastic recovered

March 19, 2014 1:14 pm ET

Postconsumer non-bottle rigid plastic recovered


Shrink-sleeve labels create a huge expense for PET recyclers

March 19, 2014 10:46 am ET

ORLANDO, FLA. — Dealing with shrink-sleeve labels, new research shows, is an expensive proposition for plastic bottle recyclers.


Commercial Plastics to handle recycling at NPE 2015

March 17, 2014 2:47 pm ET

One plastics recycling company is going to be quite busy come next March in Florida. Commercial Plastics Recycling Inc. has been named the official recycling company for the NPE 2015 international plastics exposition next year in Orlando, Fla.


Granulator maker Avian opening US factory in Chicago

March 14, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Granulating equipment manufacturer Avian Group will open a factory in Chicago this year, and plans to move its headquarters there in the near future.


New CVP leader has a 'plastics point of view'

March 14, 2014 1:23 pm ET

It was no accident that the Curbside Value Partnership unveiled a new leader at the Plastics Recycling Conference.


Wal-Mart wants to boost recycled packaging content by 3 billion pounds

March 12, 2014 2:41 pm ET

America's largest retailer wants to drive increased use of post-consumer recycled plastic in packaging.


Harrison takes leadership at Curbside Value Partnership

March 12, 2014 10:39 am ET

Curbside Value Partnership, which helps develop curbside recycling programs, has a new leader.

Non-bottle recycling tops 1 billion pounds in the U.S.

March 11, 2014 1:03 pm ET

ORLANDO, FLA. — Non-bottle rigid plastics recycling continues on its meteoric rise, topping a billion pounds for the first time and tripling in only a matter of six years.

New Wave Plastics cited by OSHA for 13 safety violations at plant

March 11, 2014 2:35 pm ET

New Wave Plastics has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 13 safety violations at its Cleveland plant.


Malaysian recycler expands, wins SPE tech award

March 5, 2014 1:20 pm ET

Malaysian recycling company Heng Hiap Industries Sdn Bhd is investing several million U.S. dollars in a new plastics facility that will at least double its capacity and allow the company to meet what it says is increased demand for its specialized...

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