Chinese authorities have released more specifics about which materials are likely to be affected by a proposed import ban on recovered materials. The action is expected to be implemented at the end of this year.
A small Midwest town is slated to welcome a plastics-to-fuel facility converting up to 100,000 tons of mixed plastics per year into gasoline and diesel fuels.
More foam polystyrene collection centers are opening in the U.S., and a clothing company introduces a new line made from recycled ocean plastics.
EPS packaging will be replaced by fiber-based alternatives for Ikea’s ready-to-assemble furniture. While the retailer cites environmental friendliness as its goal with the change, not everyone is thrilled to hear the news. Continue Reading
Avangard Innovative, which for years has managed commercial recycling streams and sold scrap to manufacturers, is gearing up to play a larger role in resin production.
A government insider says a U.K. bottle deposit is unlikely, and designers find a creative way to utilize discarded plastic bottles.