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The latest from the 2022 Plastics Recycling Conference
Sustainability, online shopping driving packaging trends
COVID-19 put a temporary hold on trends, but the packaging market is headed toward some permanent changes with a shift emphasizing online shopping, including grocery deliveries.
ACC, lawmakers seek common ground on producer responsibility
A stage at the Plastics Recycling Conference saw some longstanding opponents around recycling policy move toward common ground, Assistant Managing Editor Steve Toloken breaks it down.
Recycling Partnership funding program to boost PET recovery by recyclers
The Recycling Partnership is creating a PET Recycling Coalition to help pay for technology aimed at capturing more of the PET that already comes through the doors but is lost during reprocessing, writes PN's Jim Johnson.
Demand prompts SER to double PP recycling capacity in Indiana
SER North America is ramping up production on two new processing lines with a combined annual capacity of 35 million pounds, CEO Lorenzo Ferro said during a March 8 interview at the Plastics Recycling Conference in National Harbor.
Plastic recycling targets face supply, processing hurdles in the years ahead
Companies with sustainability goals centered around greatly expanding the use of recycled plastics are facing a one-two punch as deadlines draw closer.
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