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The print edition of Plastics Recycling Update

The quarterly print edition of Plastics Recycling Update magazine is the premier trade journal for plastics recycling experts. It offers updates on the latest equipment and technology, details trends in the recovered resin marketplace, highlights the work of innovative reclaimers, and covers all the other critical industry news.

Print edition feature stories are available online three months after the issue is sent to subscribers. Subscribe today to stay up to date.

Current Edition

November 2017

Investigating the ingredients, by Sandi Childs

A China timeline, by Colin Staub

Put to the test, by Chris Fleck

Picking dignity, by Taylor Cass Talbott

Data sort: How demand falls short of supply for recovered PE

Save the date for Plastics Recycling 2018

The North American plastics recycling industry’s largest conference is headed to Nashville next spring. The 13th annual gathering will bring together reclaimers, equipment companies, material processors, brokers, technology specialists, government officials and more for three days of knowledge-sharing and networking.

Plastics Recycling 2018 is set for February 19-21 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville. The 2017 show drew 1,650 attendees from 40 countries, and the sold-out exhibit hall featured 200 industry businesses and groups. Expect even more excitement in 2018! Go to for more information.

Plastics Recycling 2018