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Carbios successfully completes depolymerizing test

International Recycling News, Plastics 11/26/2014

French firm says it was able to depolymerize 90 percent of the polylactic acid material in 48 hours.

Axion calls for new approaches in plastics recycling

International Recycling News, Plastics 11/24/2014

U.K. company says significant changes need to be made to boost recycling rates.

ISRI launches video campaign promoting value of recycling

Municipal Recycling, Ferrous, Nonferrous, Plastics, Paper 11/24/2014

First three videos, focusing on the industry as well as paper and ferrous metals recycling, introduced in November.

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.

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