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November 22, 2019 - Resource Recycling, Times Bulletin

 

November 22, 2019 - Resource Recycling, Times Bulletin

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Portman, Stabenow introduce RECYCLE Act to improve recycling

Friday, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced new legislation – S. 2941, the RECYCLE Act – to create a new federal grant program through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help educate households and consumers about their residential and community recycling programs

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November 22, 2019 - U.S. Department of Energy

 

November 22, 2019 - U.S. Department of Energy

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Department of Energy Launches Plastics Innovation Challenge

The U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the launch of the Plastics Innovation Challenge, a comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program to accelerate innovations in energy-efficient plastics recycling technologies

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November 21, 2019 - Plastics News, Market Watch, Global Cosmetics News, Plastics in Packaging

 

November 21, 2019 - Plastics News, Market Watch, Global Cosmetics News, Plastics in Packaging

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Colgate-Palmolive to share recyclable tube technology

Colgate-Palmolive Co. has developed a recyclable toothpaste tube and is willing to share the new packaging development with competitors.

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November 14, 2019 - Yahoo! Finance, Happi, Vegconomist

 

November 14, 2019 - Yahoo! Finance, Happi, Vegconomist

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Tom's Unveils Recyclable Toothpaste Tube

Tom's of Maine has begun shipping a first-of-its-kind recyclable toothpaste tube recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers. The tube is designed to be compatible with the #2 HDPE plastic stream.

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November 13, 2019 - Allure

November 13, 2019 - Allure

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Kinship, a New, Sustainable, Skin-Care Brand, Wants to Save Your Skin Barrier — and the Planet

In addition to being minimal (most products don't come with a box), all packaging is fully recyclable — and made of recycled materials.

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November 13, 2019 - Fast Company

 

November 13, 2019 - Fast Company

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Boxed water isn’t the environmental solution they want you to think it is

Those boxes aren’t as easy to recycle as plastic. Shifting materials, despite the best intentions, doesn’t necessarily solve the problem of waste—and might not even shrink the carbon footprint of the packaging compared to some plastic bottles.

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November 11, 2019 - Yahoo! Finance

 

November 11, 2019 - Yahoo! Finance

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Berry Global Joins SABIC in the Production and Use of Circular Polymers from Chemical Recycling

Berry Global Group, Inc. announced its collaboration with global chemical industry leader, SABIC in driving the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling.

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November 6, 2019 - Packaging World

 

November 6, 2019 - Packaging World

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Walmart Updates Recycling Playbook

Innovation Summit serves as forum for the launch of Walmart’s updated Recycling Playbook, designed as a supplemental resource for companies setting recyclable packaging and recycled content goals

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November 6, 2019 - Waste Advantage, Waste360

 
November 6, 2019 - Waste Advantage, Waste360

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The Recycling Partnership Announces First Investment in Pathway to Recyclability Initiative

Colgate-Palmolive becomes first company to fund navigation of five‑step-gated recyclability process.

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November 5, 2019 - British Plastics & Rubber Magazine, European Plastic Product Manufacturer Magazine

 
November 5, 2019 - British Plastics & Rubber Magazine, European Plastic Product Manufacturer Magazine

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Milliken’s Millad NX 8000 Clarifier for polypropylene receives critical guidance recognition

Milliken Chemical, a division of Milliken & Company, has announced that its Millad NX 8000 clarifying agent for polypropylene (PP) has received Critical Guidance Recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR).

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November 1, 2019 - Business Standard

November 1, 2019 - Business Standard

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Essel Propack unveils Recyclable Tube Packaging

Essel Propack's Platina 250 and Green GML 300 Lamitubes have been recognized by Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), USA as meeting or exceeding the strict APR HDPE critical guidance criteria.

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November 1, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

November 1, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

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How a PET shrink sleeve label passed recyclability testing

The Association of Plastic Recyclers confirmed that a crystallizable shrink sleeve label with washable ink meets its criteria for recyclability in the PET bottle stream.

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October 31, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

October 31, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

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Company unveils RPET bottle with recycling-friendly barrier coating

A packaging equipment manufacturer has announced a 100% RPET bottle with an extremely thin layer of silica to serve as a gas barrier.

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October 30, 2019 - Plastics News

 
October 30, 2019 - Plastics News

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ABA, beverage makers launch $100M PET recycling fund

The American Beverage Association and large soft drink makers announced a $100 million joint investment on Oct. 29 to boost PET bottle recycling in the United States and reduce the industry's use of virgin plastic.

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October 30, 2019 - Waste Advantage

 
October 30, 2019 - Waste Advantage

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Northeast Recycling Council’s Fall Conference First Day Gives Attendees Wealth of Information on Current Trends

A summary of the Northeast Recycling Council’s fall conference.

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October 25, 2019 - Waste Dive

 

October 25, 2019 - Waste Dive

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What will it take to use more recycled content in plastic recycling carts?

The increasingly ubiquitous products still contain lots of virgin plastic. While one new company is advancing a bio-based replacement, others say their models can only handle so much recycled resin.

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October 22, 2019 - GreenBiz, Waste Dive, Recycling Today, Plastics Technology, New Kerala

 

October 22, 2019 - GreenBiz, Waste Dive, Recycling Today, Plastics Technology, New Kerala

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Take these 3 steps, add $500 million and create a circular economy for packaging, report urges

"Recycling 2.0" will require strategic thinking, a unified vision and plenty of cash, according to the Recycling Partnership, which in a report released Monday sets forth a three-step plan for transforming recycling in the United States and ushering in an era of circularity, particularly for plastics.

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October 20, 2019 - Alt Energy Stocks

 

October 20, 2019 - Alt Energy Stocks

APR in the News

Plastic Bottle-neck

In early October 2019, the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) held its fall membership meeting where the supply-demand imbalance was the focus of attention.

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October 18, 2019 - Considerable

 

October 18, 2019 - Considerable

APR in the News

Recycling plastic bottles: Here’s why you’re supposed to leave the cap on

One recycling myth we can clear up right now.

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October 16, 2019 - Waste Dive

 

October 16, 2019 - Waste Dive

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APR: Chemical recycling is not 'silver bullet' for plastics challenges

CEO Steve Alexander's comments came during a weekend panel discussion about managing the effects of plastics production at the Society of Environmental Journalists conference in Colorado.

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