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Western Arkansas City Considers Recycling Contract

Western Arkansas City Considers Recycling Contract

FORT SMITH, ARK. — A western Arkansas city may enter into a recycling agreement that would end more than two years of dumping recycling into a landfill. The Southwest Times Record (http://bit.ly/2rNR1Ul ) reports the Fort Smith Board of Directors will decide Tuesday whether to enter into the contract with Third Rock Recycling and PenRead More

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Recycler Association publishes bale spec for PP containers

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) has published polypropylene (PP) bale specification. The specifications are aimed at reducing the contamination of PP recycled content material available in the market. Till date, bale specifications have been focused on PET (polyethylene terephthalate) and HDPE (high-density polyethylene) containers. According to the Association, the releaseRead More

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UK launches ‘Pledge 4 Plastics’ campaign to lift plastic recycling rates

EDGWARE (Scrap Monster): A new campaign named ‘Pledge 4 Plastics’ has been launched with the aim of doubling UK’s recycling volumes by 2017 when compared with 2013 levels. The official launch of the campaign took place on September 8th. The campaign being launched by Recoup and supported by the UK government, aims to increase collectionRead More