Boston Matthews develops medium speed squeeze tube extrusion lines

UK extruder manufacturer Boston Matthews, which will be exhibiting at CHINAPLAS 2011, recently announced the successful launch of the new range of Medium Speed “Squeeze Tube” Extrusion Lines. The Medium Speed Lines, developed by Boston Matthews through a close association with a large number of squeeze tube manufacturers from around the world since the introduction […]

ACC Reports Jump in Recycling of Non-Bottle Rigid Plastics

The American Chemistry Council has released a report highlighting the sharp increase in the collection and recycling of post-consumer non-bottle rigid plastics in the United States. The report, prepared by Moore Recycling Associates Inc., found that in 2009, nearly 480 million pounds of post-consumer rigid plastics were collected for recycling nationwide, an increase of nearly […]

Marglen’s recycling plant to run on solar energy

Marglen Industries has commissioned a 95.2 kilowatt solar energy photovoltaic (PV) energy system on their rooftop of plastic bottle recycling plant in Rome, Ga.  The system was installed by Alpharetta, Georgia-based United Renewable Energy, LLC, and is the largest in the Southeast to use Solyndra’s unique cylindrical thin-film solar energy system. The system was installed […]

Marglen's recycling plant to run on solar energy

Marglen Industries has commissioned a 95.2 kilowatt solar energy photovoltaic (PV) energy system on their rooftop of plastic bottle recycling plant in Rome, Ga.  The system was installed by Alpharetta, Georgia-based United Renewable Energy, LLC, and is the largest in the Southeast to use Solyndra’s unique cylindrical thin-film solar energy system. The system was installed […]

ARCA To Recycle GE Refrigerators for EPA Program

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCI) signed an agreement to recycle GE (NYSE: GE) refrigerators in support of the EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program. GE Appliances & Lighting is the first appliance manufacturer to join the voluntary EPA program, which focuses on refrigeration appliance recycling best practices, including the recovery of foam […]