Readers were drawn to a mix of stories last month, including news on China and Vietnam, recycling startups signing deals and a gasification study.
The list below shows our top stories published in May in terms of unique page views.
1 | Vietnamese terminals will suspend scrap plastic imports
Major Vietnam shipping terminals will temporarily stop accepting imports of scrap plastic, citing an overload of the material that has caused backups and delays.
2 | Broker expands into processing sector
An Indiana-based recycled plastics broker will open a $2.3 million processing plant.
3 | Sources: China poised to accept PET flake imports
Clean PET flake may be allowed into China instead of being considered a waste prohibited from import, according to several sources with knowledge of the situation.
4 | Recycling startups ink deals with virgin plastics makers
Major prime plastics producers have recently made moves to embrace cutting-edge recycling technologies, including applying depolymerization to challenging plastics streams.
5 | Report: Gasification yields improve with plastic feedstock
Adding recovered plastics to biomass in a gasification process can increase the quality and volume of the end product, according to an industry-funded study.
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