District benches waste with plastic cap recycling

Plastic Recycling

How big is a 500-pound bag of bottle caps collected for recycling? Taller than the people who filled the bags. District benches waste with plastic cap recycling Recyclers from area schools and other sources delivered more than two tons of plastic bottle caps to staff members at the Shelby County Recycling District Friday. The effort was part of the More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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Plastipak Acquires UK Plastic Recyclers Evolve Polymers

Plastipak Packaging, a leading global manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging as well as virgin and recycled plastic resin, has announced the completed the acquisition of the business assets of Evolve Polymers Ltd. Evolve More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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Could 3D printing help tackle poverty and plastic waste?

Startups are turning plastic waste in developing countries into filament for 3D printers while employing local waste pickers When Sidhant Pai visited a local rubbish dump in his home city of Pune, India, he was More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Redding receives grant to recycle plastic foam

REDDING, Calif. – The Redding Solid Waste Transfer Station is expanding and will soon add foam polystyrene to its list of recyclable material. The city received a $49,000 grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
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How Gaza’s plastic factories are betting on recycling

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Ramlawi Plastic Factory, located east of Gaza City, is making strides in the local plastics industry by recycling plastic and scrap for use in its products. This comes at a time when More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Recycling plant to resume operations

KOZHIKODE: City corporation authorities have commenced negotiations with agencies who participated in the bidding to resume the operation of the West Hill Recycling plant situated at Industrial Estate area, which More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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California Voters Are Confused About Plastic Bag, Death Penalty Propositions

California voters who oppose the death penalty and those who want to challenge the plastic bag industry may accidentally cast ballots against their views. 40 percent of likely voters who called themselves “anti-death More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Waste Reduction Week recommendations

The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society has made a number of recommendations to reduce waste as part of Waste Reduction Week. In a recent presentation to council they outlined simple things people can do based on results More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Alpla proves HDPE may yet yield recycled content products

Germany: Plastic bottle producer Alpla partnered-up with consumer goods company Henkel to create a line of detergent bottles with at least 15% recycled high density polyethylene (HDPE) two years ago. Fast forward More...