Oregon’s plastics recycling business goes global, and the pioneering work of a recycled plastics lumber researcher is chronicled.
An agricultural plastics recycling program in Minnesota is proving popular, with more than 100 farmers and dairies signing up in December. Dozens more businesses are expected to join at an event in February.
The How2Recycle label, a project of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), celebrated many milestones in 2016, including a big boost from Walmart.
A report from The Recycling Partnership and U.S. EPA lays bare the reality there is no silver bullet for creating a stellar curbside recycling program. That being said, researchers did paint a detailed portrait of what successful programs look like.
UPM Raflatac has unveiled shrink-sleeve labels that avoid causing problems in today’s PET bottle recycling processes.
Veolia UK plans to reopen a shuttered plant in East London within the next few months. It recently purchased the facility from Closed Loop Recycling, which struggled in a tight market.
After several weeks spent considering a handful of candidates, President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency.
Thousands of additional recycling bins are coming to public spaces, and lab materials are getting a second life.
Shoppers in California will pay a little more for carpet starting Jan. 1, and the price hike will help support recovery of the material.