Bottle bills of 5 cents or 10 cents per bottle have been effective at raising recycling rates, but the U.S. would need a PET recycling rate of around 70 percent to meet the post-consumer material target set by some companies.
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Joel Morales of IHS Markit discussed the environment that recycled polypropylene and polyethylene will face in 2019, Eastman Chemical Co. says it will cut jobs and freeze some wages, and Nouryon announces plans for a world-scale polymerization...