The 2019 Plastics Recycling Conference will open with a highly anticipated session bringing virgin plastics manufacturers to the stage to discuss their work pushing for circular economy solutions for polymers.
The head of the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recently voiced concerns that plastics recovery progress could get dampened by stakeholders’ transition to more holistic approaches to materials management.
Two of the largest recycling events in the United States and Europe have formed a strategic alliance. The move brings together the U.S.-based Plastics Recycling Conference and the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) as the recycling of plastics takes on increasing global importance.
Public and private entities regularly sample waste streams to glean data on the plastics that could be captured for recycling. Now, guidelines have been developed to standardize the process so results can be compared.