British Columbia’s paper and plastic packaging collection rates rebounded in 2021 after pandemic-related challenges, reaching a record-high recovery rate of just over 94%.
IntegriCo, which processes recovered plastics into composite rail ties, is adding new product lines and increasing its recycled material consumption.
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A well-known St. Louis plastics recycling operation has been auctioned off, and the processing company is now called Granite Peak Plastics.
The amount of U.S. film and non-bottle rigids collected for recycling decreased in 2018, but domestic processors took in more of the material, according to More Recycling.