Instead of using a tipping trailer to empty containers full of resin, A-Ward makes a container unloader that can get the job done as quickly – or slowly – as necessary.
Micro dryers from manufacturer Dri-Air are ideal for plastics processors requiring exceptionally dry plastics but not in exceptional quantities.
Advances in plastics recycling equipment and chemistry – and a couple of recycled content products – took the spotlight at the second-annual Plastics Recycling Showcase.
Nebraska doles out grants for recycling market development and other materials recovery initiatives. Colorado, meanwhile, is accepting applications for waste-diversion efforts.
Equipment companies release innovative optical sortation technologies, and the Association of Plastic Recyclers recognizes research improving recyclability.
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.
The City of Redding, Calif., will soon add a densifier to its recycling facility, allowing residents to drop off foam polystyrene for processing. The City will use grant money from the Foam Recycling Coalition to make the purchase.
A European Union panel approved a pair of proposals that bring recovered material into plastic food and beverage packaging.
A Quebec company using essential oils to prepare polystyrene foam for recycling has raised millions of dollars to build a bigger plant.