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Experts suggest solutions for non-container packaging challenges

by Jerry Powell

The recycling of non-container plastics is receiving more and more attention in Europe. A key reason for this interest is the stunning amount of pots, tubs and trays being collected.

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Latest robotic sortation solution rolls out

by Jared Paben

In the not-too-distant future, artificial intelligence may see and control all that’s happening in a recycling facility. But first, it’s going to do some work on a quality control line.

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Microwaves and mobility mark plastics-to-fuel effort

by Colin Staub

A startup is using microwave technology in a plastics-to-fuel system, an innovative process that allows for small units that can be sold to large plastics generators and other stakeholders.

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Plastics Recycling 2018 will bring together plastics reclaimers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, brokers, government officials and leading sustainability voices from around the globe to deepen connections and push the plastics recycling sector forward.

Plastics Recycling 2018

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Buying in

by Mike Verespej

Plastics recycling stakeholders say they are finally seeing signals from packaging producers that indicate they see recyclability as a real concern. We take a look at what’s pushed brand owners toward this critical tipping point.

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Going beyond collection

by Resa Dimino

Are PET thermoforms that are placed in curbside bins actually making it to market? A trade group looks into that question and provides an update on the opportunities and challenges tied to this increasingly prevalent form of plastic packaging.

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