Nebraska doles out grants for recycling market development and other materials recovery initiatives. Colorado, meanwhile, is accepting applications for waste-diversion efforts.
In mid-July, a landmark pilot effort sorted out plastic bottles and other recyclables from waste generated by attendees of a string of classic rock concerts held at Boston’s beloved Fenway Park.
This story originally appeared in the May 2016 issue of Plastics Recycling Update.
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California regulators are threatening to bring the hammer down on a carpet stewardship group, saying it has failed for years to grow carpet recycling.
Manufacturers will voluntarily subsidize post-consumer carpet sortation for an additional year.
CarbonLite, a reclaimer producing food-grade recycled PET, will double its processing capacity this year with the construction of a $62 million facility in Dallas.
A campaign aimed at curbing criminal activity could cause headaches for those legally sending recyclable materials across the Pacific Ocean.
Unifi’s new PET recycling plant uses advanced dry de-labeling equipment and a host of optical sorters to generate a clean feedstock for fiber manufacturing. Continue Reading