Dow, LyondellBasell and Nova Chemicals will invest at least $25 million in plastics recycling infrastructure, with a longer-term goal of growing the initiative to $100 million. Continue Reading
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A new report estimates that a nationwide bottle deposit program would reduce the number of drink containers each American wastes to 67 per year, down from 426 under the status quo.
HDPE tubes, PET aerosol containers and PP thermoforms were among the packaging innovations that received recyclability recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers recently.
Evergreen has launched a project to double its food-grade RPET capacity to 80 million pounds per year. A company leader noted the initiative harnesses “the latest and greatest technology.”
Three virgin plastics producers expand their recycled-resin offerings, and a chemically recycled copolyester finds a home in Tupperware food and drink containers.
Leaders at the Northeast Recycling Council recently explained how they’ll use a new scholarship fund to help boost racial diversity in the next generation of recycling industry professionals.