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.
After banning imports of plastic scrap earlier this year, the Indian government has decided to allow exceptions under specific circumstances.
A European Union panel approved a pair of proposals that bring recovered material into plastic food and beverage packaging.
Researchers have launched a project to measure the depth of demand for post-consumer recycled plastics in the U.S. and Canada. Continue Reading
Europe’s PET trade group reports on efforts to boost thermoform recycling, and Tomra wins an award in China for its advanced flake sortation technology.
Two companies are working on a new resin made with a mix of plastic and fiber, and an exports-focused company opens a collection hub.
Metabolix, a Massachusetts company that developed a bio-based additive for recycled PVC, is scrambling financially and could be forced to scale back or shut down.