Scrap plastic exported out of the U.S. is moving to Southeast Asia, where reclaimers are dramatically increasing purchases as China closes its doors to recovered materials. New figures illustrate that shift.
Researchers have launched a project to measure the depth of demand for post-consumer recycled plastics in the U.S. and Canada. Continue Reading
A European Union panel approved a pair of proposals that bring recovered material into plastic food and beverage packaging.
After banning imports of plastic scrap earlier this year, the Indian government has decided to allow exceptions under specific circumstances.
Equipment companies release innovative optical sortation technologies, and the Association of Plastic Recyclers recognizes research improving recyclability.