A planned South Carolina processing facility will shred, wash and pelletize a variety of scrap plastics with an emphasis on post-industrial material, a company leader has confirmed to Plastics Recycling Update.
When a vehicle enters the end-of-life stream, its metals will probably be recovered. But the plastics are likely headed to landfill, despite the fact that many of them are high-value, high-performance polymers.
A major southwest city is looking to develop a facility that will process the city’s mixed plastics stream through plastics-to-fuel or mechanical recycling. It has received three proposals.