A trucking company connected to KW Plastics will pay more than $3 million in a settlement with the federal government. The case stems from improper transport of hazardous material to a KW recycling facility in California.
A handful of industry groups and plastics producers are teaming up on a 60-day effort to try to capture a wider variety of materials from the flow of curbside recyclables in Portland, Ore.
Brands across the globe are announcing goals to use high levels of recycled plastic. But the companies that actually deliver PCR to the market are predicting a major hurdle: supply shortfalls.