A process of recycling expanded polystyrene for use as a filter medium was the subject of a recent TED talk. But the presenter was a bit younger than your typical plastics recycling executive.
Dow officials say more brands are beginning to adopt its recently released stand-up pouch, which is made from one polymer and is recyclable through retail bag drop-off locations.
A company says its enzymatic depolymerization technology can be applied to opaque PET containers, and a startup targeting ABS and PLA will compete for a major prize.
A group provides an update on its research into the recycling of multi-material laminated packaging, and post-consumer plastics are being used in a new insulation product.
Europe’s PET trade group reports on efforts to boost thermoform recycling, and Tomra wins an award in China for its advanced flake sortation technology.
The house wins again in Michigan, and a California town says it is exempt from the statewide ban on plastic bags.