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US plastic bottle recycling up 6.2 percent in 2012


November 7, 2013 3:05 pm ET

Plastic bottle recycling increased by more than 6 percent last year even as the amount of resin used to make those bottles remained essentially steady compared to the previous year.

US PET recycling rate tops 30 percent


October 9, 2013 8:06 pm ET

New York’s bottle deposit law and an increase of collections in California helped drive up the U.S. gross recycling rates of PET bottles to 30.8 percent, according to a new report from the National Association for PET Container Resources.

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