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Closed Loop Fund opens application process

Municipal Recycling, Ferrous, Nonferrous, Equipment & Products, Plastics 10/21/2014

Municipalities, private companies can now apply for loans to develop recycling infrastructure.

Plastic bottle recycling rate increases

Municipal Recycling, Plastics 10/21/2014

A report by the APR and ACC notes that recycling rate for PET bottles increased to 30.9 percent.

Far West Fibers changes name

Nonferrous, Nonmetallics, Plastics, Paper 10/20/2014

Far West Recycling better reflects the diverse materials the company is processing

ACS Group hires new vice president of operations

Personnel, Plastics 10/14/2014

Bob Andress to oversee manufacturing operations.

California bans single-use plastic bags

Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 10/14/2014

Progressive Bag Alliance seeks to overturn law.

EPS Industry Alliance releases 2013 recycling report

Plastics 10/13/2014

Group says expanded polystyrene has reached a 34 percent postconsumer recycling rate.

PET recycling rate posts slight increase in 2013

Plastics 10/13/2014

The PET recycling rate hit 31 percent in 2013, according to NAPCOR and APR report.

P&PRC2014: Opportunities in plastics

Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, Plastics 10/10/2014

Speakers at the 2014 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference expressed optimism about the future of plastics recycling.

ACC study shows plastics to oil could be a $9 billion industry

Plastics 10/9/2014

Report indicates U.S. could support 600 pyrolysis facilities.

MBA Polymers wins award

International Recycling News, Conferences & Events, Plastics 10/8/2014

U.K.-based plastics recycler recognized at the 5th Annual Responsible Business Awards.

PRE releases design-for-recycling guidelines for PET trays

International Recycling News, Plastics 10/8/2014

The organization releases guidelines for both clear and colored thermoform PET trays.

P&PRC 2014: Desire for closed loops creates demand

Electronics, Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, Plastics 10/8/2014

The desire by computer manufacturers to use postconsumer resins has boosted the value of some plastic scrap grades.

ACC calls for entries for plastics recycling awards

Plastics 10/6/2014

Deadline for annual honors is Oct. 21, 2014.

RECOUP Plastics Recycling Conference focuses on building the circular economy

International Recycling News, Conferences & Events, Plastics 10/3/2014

Day-long event promoted strategies to increase recycling rates for plastics in the U.K.

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