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Home Magazine News Multimedia Events September 21, 2012

From Trash to Treasure

An American Chemistry Council executive says mounting evidence shows the promise of energy recovery is too great to ignore. more

Highs and Lows

Secondary plastics markets in North America are varying greatly by grade as summer comes to a close, with some posting considerable losses in terms of pricing and others making considerable gains. more

Signs of a Turnaround

Plastics markets in Europe may be showing signs of an improvement. After months of price declines, several European recyclers say there are signals that plastics markets are turning around. more

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North American News

Oregon DEQ Receives Request to Build Plastics-to-Fuel Facility

Agilyx Corp. has applied for an air permit for a proposed facility in Brooks, Ore. more

HPRC to Study Plastic Scrap from Health Care Facilities

Association will work with Stanford University Medical Center on pilot project. more

KLW Plastics to Open New Atlanta Facility

New plant has the flexibility to produce tight-head containers with either post-consumer or virgin resin. more

Illinois Governor Vetoes Plastic Bag Law

Bill would have required manufacturers to register with state EPA and stamp a number on each plastic bag. more

Rumber Materials Announces New Ownership

Composite materials manufacturer that consumes rubber and plastic scrap will have new ownership after 20 years. more

California City Passes Plastic Bag Ban

West Hollywood City Council bans the use of carryout plastic bags at pharmacies, grocery and retail stores in the city. more

Recycled Plastic Board Manufacturer to Open Plant in South Carolina

New facility will be the first for Con-Pearl North America in the United States. more

Canadian University Testing Plastics-to-Fuel Machine

Yukon College tests a Japanese machine that can convert plastic scrap into synthetic diesel fuel. more

MBA Polymers Appoints Business Development Director

Multinational plastics recycling company adds Roger Crook to staff. more

A&A Midwest Now Offers Full-Service Recycling

Las Vegas recycler is now accepting plastics, electronics and more. more

International News

Closed Loop Recycling to Expand UK Plastics Recycling Operation

U.K. company will invest nearly $19 million to double the capacity of its plastics recycling facility. more

Europe Leads Successful PVC Recycling Campaign

Report finds increase in recycling of polyvinyl chloride over the last decade. more

Teijin to Establish Polyester Chemical Recycling Joint Venture in China

Japanese company plans to have the project operational by the first half of 2014. more

Chinese Companies Form Plastics Recycling Association

Inaugural proceedings set to occur at the 8th China Plastics Recycling Exhibition & Conference in November. more

Wastecycle Opens Recycling Facility in UK

U.K. firm opens a new processing center in Leicester. more

UK Vinyl Recyclers Banding Together

Four recyclers prepare to exhibit under the Recovinyl banner at October event. more

Overseas Shippers Facing Rate Increase

Shipping lines recommend $200 rate increase for 40-foot ocean-going containers. more


IBC Names Eastern Region Sales Manager

Jeff Ham has more than 20 years of experience in the recycling industry. more

Wastequip’s Parent Company Adds to Board

Francis Scricco brings 26 years of profit and loss experience. more

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Paper and Plastics Recycling Conference Middle East Video Report

Paper and Plastics Recycling Conference Middle East returns to Dubai March 3-5, 2013. Hear what attendees had to say about the 2012 conference in a video report by Recycling Today Editorial Director Brian Taylor. For more information about the conference, visit middleeast.paperrecyclingconference.com.

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