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Facility operators reflect on a turbulent few years

Published: October 6, 2021
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Screenshot from the 2021 Resource Recycling Conference session.

Materials recovery facility (MRF) operators shared their insights in a session at this year’s Resource Recycling Conference, held virtually in August.

Running a successful materials recovery facility (MRF) means adapting to a changing stream, investing to upgrade equipment and navigating end market uncertainty. Three prominent MRF leaders recently shared how they’re approaching these challenges.

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Greystone reports lower revenues and profits

Published: September 9, 2021
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Greystone Logistics recycles about 88 million pounds of post-consumer HDPE per year into plastic pallets. | Freedomz / Shutterstock

A major manufacturer of recycled-polyethylene pallets experienced lower sales and income figures in the last year, but company leadership was pleased with the numbers given the myriad market challenges of late.

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Here’s what’s driving markets for 3-7 plastics

Published: May 19, 2021
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EFS-plastics described how virgin resin pricing and other factors are impacting the recycling sector. | Ann Moore / Shutterstock

The mixed-plastics processing sector is seeing supply challenges from product labeling changes and could be significantly disrupted by chemical recycling initiatives, according to one processor.

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