The former head of bankrupt reclaimer CarbonLite is launching another company, betting that virgin and RPET pricing will continue to de-couple as brands search for recycled plastic. Continue Reading
A pair of longtime plastics recycling professionals discussed melt filtration advancements, deodorizing processes, bale supply issues and more during a recent webinar.
CarbonLite, a reclaimer producing food-grade recycled PET, will double its processing capacity this year with the construction of a $62 million facility in Dallas.
Avangard Innovative, which for years has managed commercial recycling streams and sold scrap to manufacturers, is gearing up to play a larger role in resin production.
When recycling processor Invema switched from a high-speed friction washer to an updated system relying on boilers and chemicals, something unexpected happened: Energy usage decreased by 20 percent.
A free service collecting LDPE films commonly used on farms kicked off in central Minnesota this week, the latest expansion for a growing ag-oriented project.
A decade ago, polypropylene reclaimer KW Plastics explored reducing the amount it paid for bales to account for the contamination found in them.
China’s Green Fence import crackdown made it more difficult – and less profitable – for FCM Recycling to ship e-scrap plastics to Asia. So the Canadian electronics recycling company went into the plastics recycling business.
Soccer uniforms made of recycled ocean plastics make their Spanish debut, and a German company sees decreased demand for recycled resins.