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Our top stories from July 2020

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Baled plastics for recycling at the PreZero facility.

News about a California location now processing hard-to-recycle plastics captured attention last month. | Courtesy of PreZero.

Articles about investments to boost plastics recycling and the future career plans of an industry veteran drew readers’ interest last month.

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Our top stories from June 2020

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Strawberries in plastic packaging.

News about the latest approvals to use recycling technologies to create recycled plastic for use in food packaging captured attention last month. | Dolores M. Harvey/Shutterstock

Readers last month were drawn to articles about consumer product brand owners, food-contact RPET approvals, a flexible packaging recovery project and plastics exports.

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Our top stories from May 2020

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In May a mix of news topics made our most-read list. | ImagineStock/Shutterstock

Articles about recovered plastic end users, financial support for reclaimers and market conditions drew our readers’ attention last month.

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Our top stories from April 2020

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News about a $32 million project to upgrade DAK Americas’ Richmond, Ind. plant drew attention last month. | Courtesy of DAK Americas

Readers last month were drawn to a mix of stories about PET recycling technology investments, vetoed recycled-content legislation and our editor’s take on “Plastic Wars.”

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Our top stories from March 2020

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Inside the Direct Pack facility

News that packaging manufacturer Direct Pack has acquired a Mexico-headquartered recycling operation drew attention last month. | Courtesy of Direct Pack.

Industry impacts from the coronavirus outbreak, funding opportunities and thermoform processing drew readers’ attention last month.
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Our top stories from February 2020

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News about changing recyclability classifications for certain PP products caught readers’ attention last month. | Josep Curto/Shutterstock

Readers last month were drawn to articles about recyclability challenges for certain products, chemical recycling, national legislation and more.

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Our top stories from January 2020

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News of Nestle’s intentions to buy a huge quantity of food-grade recycled resin captured attention last month. | Formatoriginal/Shutterstock

A mix of stories drew readers’ interest last month, including articles about post-consumer resin commitments, a sorting technology, processing capacity increases and import policies.

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Our top stories from December 2019

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Readers last month showed interest in news about approval of technologies for recycling plastic for use in food and drink packaging. | monticello/Shutterstock

Last month, readers were drawn to articles about a PET reclaimer acquisition, an emerging market for HDPE, government actions in the U.S. and EU, and the U.S. PET bottle recycling rate.

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Our top stories from November 2019

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News about an upcoming facility to process post-consumer film captured clicks in November. | Image courtesy of PreZero US

A mix of stories covering new recycling facilities, end market demand, legislation and the national recycling rate attracted our readers’ interest last month.

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Our top stories from October 2019

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A story about recycling innovations at K show captured clicks in October. | Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

Technology stories drew readers’ interest last month, along with articles about a TV news investigation and the Association of Plastic Recyclers meeting.

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