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Petoskey Plastics using grant to expand recycling operations


December 10, 2014 2:07 pm ET

The company will use the $175,000 grant to help purchase additional sorting equipment at its facility in Indiana.

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French recycler plans to double production


December 8, 2014 2:27 pm ET

Suez Environnement SA hopes to double its production of recycled plastics in Europe within five years, the company said.

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UK flexible packaging recycling project gets underway


December 8, 2014 2:08 pm ET

A new United Kingdom project hopes to significantly improve the recyclability of flexible packaging and divert more of it away from landfill, although it anticipates it will take at least a decade to reach the point where this figure hits 50 percent.

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UK recycler Eco Plastics looks for buyer to secure its future


December 8, 2014 2:13 pm ET

Eco Plastics, the Hemswell, England-based plastics recycler, is looking for a buyer to secure what its founder called a “long-term platform” for its future.

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UK project takes aim at recycling flexible packaging, warns it will take time


December 5, 2014 11:19 am ET

A new United Kingdom project hopes to “significantly improve” the recyclability of flexible packaging and divert more of it away from landfill, although it anticipates it will take at least a decade to reach the point where this figure...

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Chinese recyclers feel the pinch from falling oil prices, tight credit


December 4, 2014 10:33 am ET

Plummeting oil prices and tight money are putting the squeeze on recyclers, say attendees of a recent forum held by the China Plastics Processing Industry Association in Guangzhou.

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Sports tie-ups highlight PET recycling


December 1, 2014 4:52 pm ET

A couple of high-profile sports programs are adding green to their team colors to highlight plastic bottle recycling.

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SPI hopes to build on EPS recycling


November 26, 2014 6:00 am ET

Successfully recycling expanded polystyrene can be a challenge, there's no doubt about that. EPS, however, has value, is in demand and deserves to be recaptured, according to Kim Holmes, director of recycling for the Society of the Plastics Industry ...

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Pan-European plastics recycling show scheduled for 2015


November 26, 2014 6:00 am ET

Europe is to get its first pan-European exhibition and conference aimed at the region's plastics recycling industry next year.

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Indian plastics group targets waste


November 24, 2014 12:46 pm ET

An Indian plastics environmental group and the country's largest brand for packaged water, Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd., have launched a trial program in schools to promote plastics bottle recycling, and the plastics group hopes to take it...

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