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PetStar opens PET recycling plant in Mexico

Municipal Recycling, International Recycling News, Plastics 7/30/2014

Facility will be able to process 65,000 tons of PET containers per year.

DS Smith sells EPS business to BEWi Group

International Recycling News, Plastics 7/21/2014

UK-based company seeks to focus its efforts on the paper and packaging sector.

Vega receives certification from SCS Global Services for recycled bottles

Plastics, Certification 7/14/2014

New packaging is made with EcoPrime resin, a food-grade recycled HDPE.

Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference releases schedule

Conferences & Events, Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, Plastics, Paper 7/11/2014

Industry leaders to share the podium at 2014 conference in downtown Chicago.

Chinese plastics recycling event scheduled for November

International Recycling News, Conferences & Events, Plastics 7/10/2014

Shenzhen, China, will host China Replas 2014.

Study finds tremendous energy potential from municipal solid waste

Municipal Recycling, Plastics 7/9/2014

Landfilled waste could provide 12 percent of U.S. power needs, according to Columbia University report.

DAK Americas acquires PET recycling operation in Argentina

International Recycling News, Plastics 7/7/2014

DAK says the acquisition of CabelmaPET S.A. will strengthen its product sustainability and improve its trade balance.

China’s plastic recycling rate falls to 22 percent

International Recycling News, Plastics 7/7/2014

Annual recycling rate in 2013 plunges from 29 percent in 2012.

ACC touts opportunities for nonrecyclable plastics

Plastics 7/3/2014

Association releases video showcasing alternative to recycling for some plastics.

EC calls for significant increase in recycling levels

International Recycling News, Plastics 7/3/2014

European Commission calls for 70 percent recycling rate by 2030.

Plasticity Forum scrutinizes plastic’s life cycle

Conferences & Events, Plastics 7/2/2014

Presentations at 2014 event concentrate on designing for recycling and diverting more plastic from landfills.

Plastics-to-fuel company receives investment from Ontario agency

International Recycling News, Plastics 7/1/2014

GreenMantra Technologies will receive $2 million to boost its recycling efforts.

Erema and Techno Plastic demo new inline strapping system

Equipment & Products, International Recycling News, Plastics 6/25/2014

Open house in Italy features production of PET strapping from postconsumer PET flakes.

LRS Consultancy to study packaging recycling strategies

International Recycling News, Plastics 6/25/2014

The consulting firm has received funding from Defra to perform research.

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