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BIR Roundtable Sessions: Regulations hurting plastics recyclers

International Recycling News, Conferences & Events, Plastics 11/18/2014

Speakers at the BIR’s Plastic Committee cite an over-regulated recycling climate in Europe.

ACC recognizes plastics recycling innovators

Plastics 11/18/2014

Plastics association awards three companies for their efforts to improve plastics recycling.

Oregon DEQ fines Agilyx

Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 11/18/2014

State agency assesses plastics-to-fuel facility for hazardous waste violations at its Tigard, Oregon, facility.

Viridor commissions new plastics recycling facility

International Recycling News, Plastics 11/17/2014

New plant can process up to 75,000 metric tons of mixed plastics per year.

Replas of Australia starts up plastics recycling facility

International Recycling News, Plastics 11/17/2014

New plant will reprocess locally collected flexible and rigid plastic scrap.

Novolex to acquire Packaging Dynamics

Plastics, Paper 11/17/2014

Acquisition will create a $1.9 billion firm involved in flexible paper and plastic packaging.

APR elects new board of directors

Personnel, Plastics 11/11/2014

Elections were held at the association’s October membership meeting.

Unifi joins UNC to support recycling on campus

Municipal Recycling, Plastics 11/10/2014

North Carolina plastic scrap consumer kicks off campaign to increase recycling at the university.

Republic Services to expand recycling capacity in Nevada

Municipal Recycling, Nonferrous, Nonmetallics, Plastics, Paper 11/7/2014

The Southern Nevada Recycling Complex will double residential recycling capacity in southern Nevada.

Alpine Waste & Recycling resumes yard sign campaign

Plastics 10/29/2014

Election season prompts effort to divert material from landfill.

South China prepares for recycling events

International Recycling News, Conferences & Events, Plastics, Metallics 10/27/2014

Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen will host separate events in late October and early November.

ACH Foam to expand its Wisconsin plant

Plastics 10/24/2014

Company manufactures products made from expanded polystyrene.

Axion calls for new approaches in plastics recycling

International Recycling News, Plastics 10/22/2014

U.K. company says significant changes needed to boost recycling rates in the U.K.

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.

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