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.
Cascade Cart Solutions has produced 22 million carts for Waste Management over three decades, but last week marked a milestone: the first time the company has deployed carts made with recycled curbside residential plastics.
Washington state lawmakers will send the governor a bill mandating use of recycled plastic in beverage bottles. They also passed a bill banning thin plastic bags and mandating recycled content in thicker reusable bags.