The 10% jump in 2016 numbers highlights a dramatic growth over the past decade, according to a pair of recycling reports issued at the annual Plastics Recycling Conference.
Despite dip, long-term outlook still projected as strong according to the National Postconsumer Plastic Bottle Recycling Report.
American Chemical Company’s Plastic Division notes that MRFs are successfully being integrated into MWPFs.
California Proposition 65 listing of styrene does not affect polystyrene safety assessments.
Post-consumer rigid plastics in the U.S. grows by 27 percent, while film recycling grows by three percent.
Proctor & Gamble joins the Flexible Film Recycling Group to better recycle flexible plastic wraps and bags.
WeighPack Systems Inc., Montreal-headquartered manufacturer of weighing and packaging equipment for food, chemical, pharmaceutical and hardware industry applications, has appointed Stephen Farruggio as regional sales manager for the territory comprising the U.S. states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania;…