The list below shows our top stories last month in terms of unique page views.
1 | China announces ‘Sword’ crackdown on illegal scrap plastic imports
A campaign aimed at curbing criminal activity could cause headaches for those legally sending recyclable materials across the Pacific Ocean.
2 | Texas plant doubles CarbonLite’s PET bottle-to-bottle capacity
CarbonLite, a reclaimer producing food-grade recycled PET, will double its processing capacity this year with the construction of a $62 million facility in Dallas.
3 | Expert outlines rPET market evolution
Thermoforms are a growing factor in the PET recycling game, and the National Association for PET Container Resources wants to continue that trend.
4 | Meet the Speakers: TerraCycle exec talks ocean plastics
In the run-up to next week’s Plastics Recycling 2017, we sat down with some of the industry experts who will be taking the conference stage. This week, we offer a Q&A with Brett Stevens of TerraCycle, who discusses his company’s partnership with a consumer-products giant to turn marine debris into new packaging.
5 | Study digs into demand for recovered resin
Researchers have launched a project to measure the depth of demand for post-consumer recycled plastics in the U.S. and Canada.