Canadian Plastic Film Recycling gets Big Boost

TORONTO (Scrap Monster): The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) congratulates the City of Toronto on the expansion of its Blue Box program to accept a wider range of recyclable soft plastics. As of June 1, 2015, the types of plastic film accepted in the Toronto program extend well beyond the plastic grocery bags it has […]

Dallas Trashes the Plastic Bag Ban

AUSTIN (Scrap Monster): Plastic bag banner’s remorse got the best of Dallas residents who weren’t quite so thrilled with a California style, or even the quasi-Austin style bag ban that was foisted on them by their city council. However, just before noon on Wednesday, June 3, that ban was trashed in a 10-4 vote. Starting […]

Plastic Recycling

US scrap plastic exports rose sharply in Mar ’15

SPOKANE (Scrap Monster): According to latest government data, the exports of scrap plastic by the US increased sharply during the month of March this year, in comparison with the previous month. The exports had witnessed slight increase during the month of February too. On the other hand, cumulative scrap plastic exports by the country during […]