Shell had suspended polyethylene resin and ethylene monomer production in Monaca, Pa., on March 25 but said on May 24 that it is restarting.
After experiencing success with a pilot recycling project in El Paso, Texas, thermoformer D6 Inc. has decided to take it further.
A new report from Greenpeace USA claims that recycling increases the toxicity of plastics.
A new ABC News report as well as work by environmental group The Last Beach Cleanup indicate used plastic bags returned by consumers for recycling are instead being trashed.
The Federal Trade Commission is hearing calls from some state governments and the EPA to limit the chasing arrows on plastic resin ID codes and take a skeptical view on green marketing for chemical recycling.
The Australian government is allowing some companies to export recycled material, but warns the industry that it must come up with its own home-grown solutions.
The impact of a federal default, repackaging Kraft Singles and riding on recycled plastics at the Indy 500.
Recipients of the funds are developing ways to take back PVC roofing, siding, billboards and medical products.
One big PET recycler in Europe is closing a plant, saying the business model doesn't make sense. Another is investing $37 million in a brand new plant, seeing good opportunities for growth.