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Hospital trial looks to cure woes in flexible plastics recycling

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hospital plasticsResearchers will use compatibilizers to determine what kind of properties they can achieve when recycling multi-material flexible plastics from hospitals. Their work will help determine recycling options for a substantial portion of the health care plastics waste stream.

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Why industry can’t fulfill all the potential PCR demand

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Nina Bellucci Butler speaks at the Resource Recycling Conference.

U.S. and Canadian end users could consume more of the recovered plastics generated domestically if prices and specifications meet their needs. But a handful of converging market trends are standing in the way of significant growth.

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