Moore Recycling Associates, known for its plastics recycling data analysis, will now be called More Recycling as the company founders move toward partial retirement.
Plastic products sold in California with “biodegradable” and “compostable” printed on their labels cost Walmart nearly $1 million in a settlement earlier this month.
Prices for recycled CoPP and HoPP flake and pellet were lower at the start of 2017, with the biggest decline seen for CoPP injection-grade repro. This shift was driven by weaker end-user and reprocessor demand and oversupply.
HoPP injection flake and pellet prices increased 4 to 5 cents per pound last week on robust post-holiday season demand from compounders and auto parts manufacturers. Continue Reading
In the run-up to next month’s Plastics Recycling 2017, we sat down with some of the industry experts who will be taking the conference stage. This week, we offer a Q&A with Brett Stevens of TerraCycle, who discusses his company’s partnership with a consumer-products giant to turn marine debris into new packaging.