An eight-month initiative in several Chicago hospitals aims to collect 100 tons of plastic and demonstrate the business case for health-care plastics recycling.
With ample plastics to be found in automotive shredder residue and regulatory hurdles cleared, it may seem that auto plastics recovery should be set to shift into high-gear. Turns out the sector is still sitting in park.
The beverage industry prepares to defend bottled water in Montreal, and an Ontario HDPE and PP reclaimer will open a facility in Alabama.
Dow Chemical Co. says its new compatibilizer allows reclaimers to get improved properties from PE-PP mixes, making it possible to move the material into higher-value applications.
In the midst of Mardi Gras season, more than 1,600 plastics recycling leaders headed to New Orleans this week for Plastics Recycling 2016. But prices, not parades, were on attendees’ minds.Continue Reading
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.