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CalRecycle proposes enforcement actions against carpet makers

Published: May 16, 2017
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Bob Peoples, executive director of the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), speaks at the May 16 CalRecycle meeting.

A stewardship group has pledged to submit a new carpet collection and recycling plan to California regulators, as state officials this week detailed their plans for bringing the hammer down.

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Would TPP trade deal boost plastics recycling?

Published: October 12, 2016
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TPP / AlexLMX, ShutterstockIt’s election season, and one hot-button issue is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which aims to significantly boost trading relationships between the U.S. and other countries. In the plastics recycling industry, however, opinions vary on whether the treaty would be good for business.

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Plastics recycling technology roundup: July 27, 2016

Published: July 27, 2016
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Instead of separating fiber and PE, two British companies are producing a mixed PE-fiber recycled resin, and the growing potential for rPET in nonwoven fabrics is explored.

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