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How a manufacturer increased its line of recycled products

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For injection molding, Busch Systems is now taking in at least 44,000 pounds of post-consumer plastic a month. | Courtesy of Busch Systems

Garbage and recycling container maker Busch Systems recently announced it has developed additional products made from 100% recycled plastic. An executive explained how the Canadian company continues to boost recycled content.

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US asks developed nations to omit Basel plastic rules

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Regulatory changes could prevent the U.S. from exporting mixed plastics to a number of countries. | rawf8/Shutterstock

Federal regulators are asking countries that are major buyers of U.S. recyclables to refrain from implementing new trade restrictions laid out in the Basel Convention, a treaty covering global scrap material shipments.

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