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Wide world of plastics recycling: March 23, 2016

Published: March 23, 2016
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Wide world of plastics recyclingTerrorist attacks in Brussels have prompted the cancellation of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, and a report estimates a 25 percent jump in the number of plastics recycling facilities in Europe in the immediate future.

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How plastic packaging stewardship is playing out in Canada

Published: July 19, 2016
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plastic bottles / Nagy-Bagoly_Arpad, ShutterstockIn its first full year of operation, British Columbia’s printed paper and packaging recycling program notched a 77 percent recovery rate, beating the target set by the government.

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How British Columbia can improve its packaging EPR effort

Published: November 30, 2016
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British Colombia EPRA government auditor in British Columbia has released a report on the Canadian province’s EPR (extended producer responsibility) program for printed paper and plastic packaging. Overall, the auditor is pleased with the program but does identify areas for improvement.

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