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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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Waste Management builds trash-sorting MRF near Oakland

Published: April 18, 2017
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Construction progress on Waste Management’s Alameda County facility as of February 2017. Photo credit: CalRecycle

An operation in California estimated to cost more than $120 million will extract plastics and other recoverable material from municipal solid waste. But it’s not aimed at replacing curbside recycling collection.

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