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California lawmakers advance pair of plastics-recycling bills

Published: September 13, 2016
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The CalifoPlastic Bottles / Genebacom, Shutterstockrnia legislature passed a bill requiring beverage companies to publicly report the amount of post-consumer PET they use. And a separate piece of legislation sent to the governor extends a plastics-recycling subsidy programs for one year.

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In other news: April 25, 2016

Published: April 25, 2016
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In other recycling newsRegulators in British Columbia ramp up pressure on newspaper publishers to contribute to recycling funding, and New York City Council members will likely vote in early May on a plastic bag fee law.

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Future may hold more ‘compostable’ claim lawsuits

Published: February 14, 2017
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BiodegradablePlastic products sold in California with “biodegradable” and “compostable” printed on their labels cost Walmart nearly $1 million in a settlement earlier this month.

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Technology spurs the next level of bale quality control

Published: May 16, 2017
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Avangard Innovative’s Rick Perez speaking at Plastics Recycling 2017 in March. Credit: Riverview Photography

Avangard Innovative is continuing its efforts to optimize recycling streams with the assistance of new technology, and the results are playing into bale price negotiations.

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