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Recyclers push for grading system for higher quality PET bales


April 10, 2015 12:45 pm ET

A couple of trade groups closely associated with PET recycling are working on new bale quality grading specifications for post-consumer material.

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Brazil's São Paulo launches plastic bag restrictions, fines


April 9, 2015 12:11 pm ET

Brazil's mega-city of São Paulo initiated a ban on petroleum-based plastic grocery bags on April 5, following a multi-year dispute between plastic industry trade groups and city government.

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Erema makes long-term commitment to Pure Loop recycling technology


April 9, 2015 12:42 pm ET

Erema's Pure Loop GmbH was born this year to emphasize and differentiate a shredder-extrusion technology from the rest of the company.

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Recycling efforts add up to Zero (Waste Zone) at NPE 2015


April 9, 2015 11:22 am ET

As part of its continuing push to promote the collection and use of recycled plastics, the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. is provided an unprecedented amount of educational space to the topic at NPE 2015.

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P&G joins film recycling group


April 8, 2015 12:53 pm ET

Procter & Gamble Co. is joining the American Chemistry Council's Flexible Film Recycling Group, a self-funded effort to help increase the recovery of flexible polyethylene film, wraps and bags.

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Arkansas recycler hits milestone


April 8, 2015 10:22 am ET

Delta Plastics of the South LLC has been recycling a lot of agricultural plastics for a lot of years.

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Amut exec calls for a new approach to improve recycling


April 1, 2015 1:14 pm ET

Things have to change in order for recycling rates to increase and contamination to decrease, said the president of Amut North America during NPE 2015 in Orlando.

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Erema expanding US site to show recycling systems capacity


April 1, 2015 1:09 pm ET

Austrian plastic recycling systems maker Erema North America Inc.'s is investing millions of dollars in an expansion aimed at providing more stateside service to its customer base.

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Recycling equipment supplier Gamma Meccanica wants to partner with customers


March 31, 2015 10:49 am ET

As president of Gamma Meccanica North America, Heath T. Sellers isn't satisfied with simply winning the pocketbooks of his customers.

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Recycling spotlighted in 'zero waste zone'


March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

Plastics recycling, and recycled plastics, will be on display this week at NPE 2015 like no other time in history.

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