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Federal lawmakers push chemical recycling regulations

Published: July 19, 2022


So far, 20 states have passed laws in the past few years to regulate chemical recycling as manufacturing. | JHVEPhoto/Shutterstock

In a letter to the EPA, 35 members of Congress urged the federal department to continue to regulate chemical recycling as combustion, not manufacturing, under the Clean Air Act.

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Innovations yield new resins, processes

Published: July 7, 2022

Test tubes in a lab.

New developments in film and resin technology advance efficiency and circularity goals. | Alex Traksel/Shutterstock

Several companies have released new products that are pushing plastics recycling forward, including PCR-specific additives and 83% recycled content films. Here’s a roundup of innovation news.  Continue Reading