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Expert explains upcoming e-plastic export changes

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Rolph Payet, executive secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, speaks at the Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show.

Rolph Payet, executive secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, speaks at the Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show. | Plastics Recycling Conference/Brian Adams Photography

Scrap plastic exporters should closely monitor policy changes in the countries they sell to as the global community prepares to enact more aggressive shipment requirements, according to the top staff member for the Basel Convention.

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Workshop explores status of a possible e-plastics market

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Holli Alexander of Eastman Chemical said collection unknowns are part of the current chemical recycling landscape. | Plastics Recycling Conference / Brian Adams Photography

Last year, e-scrap processor RecycleForce announced it would send e-plastics to Brightmark Energy for conversion into fuel, oil and wax products. Brightmark was one of several companies that participated in a recent workshop about technologies broadly known as “chemical recycling.”

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Plastics-to-fuel facility to take in e-plastics

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The development of a new domestic e-plastics outlet comes at a time of market turbulence for the low-value materials. | KPixMining/Shutterstock

An Indiana plastics processing operation will consume roughly 40 million pounds of plastic from e-scrap and other products annually. Brightmark Energy plans to start up the facility in mid-2020.

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