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Leukemia claims life of Plastics Industry Association leader

by Jared Paben

William (Bill) Carteaux, who was central to many plastics recycling conversations as head of the Plastics Industry Association, has died at the age of 59.

Bill Carteaux, recently deceased Plastics Industry Association leader.

Nestlé Waters will quadruple recycled plastic usage

by Colin Staub

A major brand owner says it will be using 25 percent recycled plastic in the packaging for all of its U.S. products in three years.

Empty PET bottles for recycling.

Scrap plastic prices hold steady in December

by RecyclingMarkets.net Staff

Markets for post-consumer PET and HDPE have shown stability, while the price of color HDPE has recently increased.

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FROM THE PRINT EDITION

Georgia reclaimer embraces expanded capabilities

by Dan Leif

Growing has become modus operandi for reclaimer US Plastics Recovery, which recently moved into a 75,000-square-foot space and is looking to triple its capacity this year.

Commercialization conundrum

by Jared Paben

Stakeholders have worked hard to develop recycling-friendly shrink-sleeve bottle labels, but brand owners have not yet adopted the idea on a large scale. Here’s a look at all the factors at play.

Size reduction done right

by Rafael Reveles

An expert in shredding and granulating explains how to choose the right machine and then customize it to maximum effect.

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FROM THE TECHNOLOGY EDITION

Agilyx inks PS monomer and synthetic crude deals

by Jared Paben

Pyrolysis company Agilyx signed a joint-venture deal with AmSty, a major producer of polystyrene and styrene monomer. Separately, Agilyx entered an agreement to provide feedstock for jet fuel production.

Contract with two people shaking hands in the background.

Investor explains decision to back plastics-to-fuel firm

by Colin Staub

The leader of a company that is putting millions behind RES Polyflow says plastics conversion technologies today are comparable to renewable energy solutions when they were still in their infancy.

A person standing at a table with business documents and a computer.

Equipment spotlight: Creating custom compounds in one step

by Colin Staub

The latest equipment release from Erema combines key steps in the plastics recycling and compounding process to increase efficiency and quality.

The Corema system in place at a facility.

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