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About Lacey Evans

Lacey EvansLacey Evans was a staff writer at Resource Recycling, Inc. until January 2017. Resource Recycling, Inc. publishes Resource Recycling, Plastics Recycling Update and E-Scrap News.            

How British Columbia can improve its packaging EPR effort

Published: November 30, 2016
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British Colombia EPRA government auditor in British Columbia has released a report on the Canadian province’s EPR (extended producer responsibility) program for printed paper and plastic packaging. Overall, the auditor is pleased with the program but does identify areas for improvement.

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Would TPP trade deal boost plastics recycling?

Published: October 12, 2016
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TPP / AlexLMX, ShutterstockIt’s election season, and one hot-button issue is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which aims to significantly boost trading relationships between the U.S. and other countries. In the plastics recycling industry, however, opinions vary on whether the treaty would be good for business.

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EPS recycling coming to Northern California city

Published: November 2, 2016
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foam / Mybona, Shutterstock_399258313The City of Redding, Calif., will soon add a densifier to its recycling facility, allowing residents to drop off foam polystyrene for processing. The City will use grant money from the Foam Recycling Coalition to make the purchase.

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Wrapping up film collection in North Carolina

Published: October 5, 2016
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film recycling / HappyStockPhoto, ShutterstockAnother county has joined the WRAP (Wrap Recycling Action Program) initiative, an effort by the Flexible Film Recycling Group of the American Chemistry Council to collect more plastic bags and film at local stores.

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