Plastics Recycling 2014: Recycling from single-stream sources

Plastics Recycling 2014: Recycling from single-stream sources

By Editorial Staff, Resource Recycling

Dec. 18, 2013

Balancing collection volume with quality is tough, and with single stream curbside programs on the rise throughout the country, many MRFs and downstream processors are facing new challenges. How do collectors, recycling facilities and plastic processors at all stages of the value chain source, sort, process and sell plastics from single-stream?

With a specific look at single-stream collection and plastics processing in North Carolina and the southeast, Scott Mouw of the North Carolina Division of Environmental Assistance and Outreach, Susan Albritton of Sonoco, and Scott Saunders of KW Plastics will trace the plastics recycling process from curbside comingled collection, to MRF, to plastic recycling facility.

Don't miss Plastics Recycling 2014, to be held March 11-12, 2014, at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit www.plasticsrecycling.com.

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