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Here’s who recently received FDA recycling letters

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A number of companies received approval to use their recycling technology to produce recycled plastic for use in food and drink packaging.| Somsak21/Shutterstock

A company was given the go-ahead to recycle post-consumer PET into multi-layer reheatable food trays. Meanwhile, a global packaging company was OK’d to recycle LDPE films into reusable bags.

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Reclaimer gets food-contact nod for OceanBound plastics

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As of early this year, Envision Plastics was on track to meet its goal of recycling 10 million pounds of OceanBound plastic over two years. | Damsea/Shutterstock

Envision Plastics says it received the first FDA letter allowing litter recovered from coastal areas in developing countries to be recycled into food and drink packaging.

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How a manufacturer increased its line of recycled products

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For injection molding, Busch Systems is now taking in at least 44,000 pounds of post-consumer plastic a month. | Courtesy of Busch Systems

Garbage and recycling container maker Busch Systems recently announced it has developed additional products made from 100% recycled plastic. An executive explained how the Canadian company continues to boost recycled content.

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