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Airbus focuses on thermoplastic composite materials

International Recycling News, Plastics 1/28/2015

Company claims thermoplastic CFRP holds several advantages over thermoset CFRP, including 100 percent recyclability.

ERT, Axion land first order for Axplas

International Recycling News, Plastics 1/28/2015

U.K. firms say product is a formulated recycled polymer used for powder impression molding.

Maryland county bans polystyrene food containers, packing peanuts

Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 1/23/2015

Sales of EPS food service products in the county to be prohibited in 2016.

Avangard enters the e-scrap sector

Plastics, Additional Commodities 1/21/2015

Company signs partnership deal with Asset Value Management to handle obsolete electronics.

Luxus receives grant to boost plastic recycling

International Recycling News, Plastics, Auto Shredding 1/21/2015

U.K. recycler secures £600,000 investment to boost its product into European auto market.

DuPont and Ecostrate SFS establish carpet recycling program

Plastics, Additional Commodities, C&D 1/20/2015

Carpet made with DuPont Sorona fiber will be used in new products.

Foam Recycling Coalition launches grant program

Municipal Recycling, Plastics 1/19/2015

Grants seek to improve recycling opportunities for polystyrene foam.

Plastics recycler pleads guilty to mishandling chemicals

Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 1/15/2015

Department of Justice sets fine at more than $118,000.

TTII and Poly Pacific offer synthetic turf recycling

Plastics, Additional Commodities 1/15/2015

Program recycles 100 percent of synthetic turf for use in new building products.

B+B Anlagenbau among technology providers at new Dutch facility

Equipment & Products, International Recycling News, Plastics 1/14/2015

Newly founded QCP aims to provide brand owners and plastics converters with polymers made from recycled plastics.

RECOUP publishes annual U.K. plastics collection survey

International Recycling News, Plastics 1/14/2015

Research report indicates increase in collections and recycling of plastic pots, tubs and trays.

New York City bans single-use polystyrene products

Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 1/14/2015

American Chemistry Council says city has missed the opportunity to boost recycling of foam packaging.

Chinese company buys Wellman Plastics Recycling

International Recycling News, Plastics 1/8/2015

Shanghai Pret Composites says purchase will grow its business in the U.S. automotive sector.

Republic Services acquires City Carton

Municipal Recycling, Nonferrous, Plastics, Paper 1/7/2015

Acquired Iowa City, Iowa-based firm operates document and product destruction and equipment divisions.

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