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Plastics recycling technology roundup: July 27, 2016

Published: July 27, 2016
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Instead of separating fiber and PE, two British companies are producing a mixed PE-fiber recycled resin, and the growing potential for rPET in nonwoven fabrics is explored.

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Bioplastics company turns to organics stream for feedstock

Published: August 17, 2016
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compost / Stefan_Redel, ShutterstockA startup based in Richmond, Calif. is making polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) plastic out of organic material. While the innovative process is in the very early stages, the company hopes it makes a major impact on plastics packaging.

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Why Coke missed its recycled-content goal

Published: January 13, 2016
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Bottles PET HDPE / trong_nguyen, ShutterstockOver the past two years, Coca-Cola has boosted its recycled PET production capabilities by 20 percent, opening facilities and recycling lines in nine different countries. It now uses recycled PET in 24 countries.

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Plastics-to-fuel company chosen for ‘Unreasonable’ challenge

Published: October 12, 2016
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UnreasonableImpact.orgA major U.K. plastics-to-fuel company is one of 10 companies participating in Unreasonable Impact, a two-week accelerator program designed to connect entrepreneurs and investors to address key global environmental and social issues.

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