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Trex CEO: Recycled plastic demand will stay strong

Published: September 29, 2021
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Trex product installed in residential yard.

Trex brings in plastic from multiple sources, primarily material coming out of commercial and industrial environments. | Courtesy of Trex

The leader of composite decking manufacturer Trex shared insights on recycled polyethylene markets and sourcing channels in an interview this week.

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Turkey reverses ban on scrap plastic imports

Published: July 14, 2021
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Early this month, Turkey’s ban on scrap PE imports went into effect. But just days later, the government repealed the regulation. | gd_project / Shutterstock

Shortly after barring recovered PE from import into the country, Turkey’s government has repealed the ban and implemented an enhanced licensing system instead.

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Showcasing top technologies in plastics recycling

Published: March 8, 2017
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APR Showcase at Plastics Recycling 2017

APR’s John Standish (far right) with the team that created the Lush Black Pot cosmetic market product.

Advances in plastics recycling equipment and chemistry – and a couple of recycled content products – took the spotlight at the second-annual Plastics Recycling Showcase.

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