The assets from shuttered plastics reclaimer Entropex will be purchased by the founders of two major Canadian recycling companies.
GreenMantra Technologies says its waxes, made from post-consumer plastics, can be used as additives to boost profitability for other reclaimers.
The U.S. recycling rate for HDPE bottles dropped slightly in 2015, while the rate for PP bottles increased noticeably. Continue Reading
An in-development plastics recycling company will take in difficult-to-recover plastics, including PP from sharps, mixed rigid bales and PET fines.
Major consumer brands say they could use nearly 300 million pounds of post-consumer polypropylene for non-food-contact applications over the next few years.
An upcoming update to the RIOS certification will include stronger health and safety requirements and a greater focus on the global recycling industry.
Entropex, one of North America’s largest plastics reclaimers, has laid off employees, ceased operations and will be put up for sale.