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March 18, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

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How a domestic outlet for bulky rigids was born

Cascade Cart Solutions has produced 22 million carts for Waste Management over three decades, but last week marked a milestone: the first time the company has deployed carts made with recycled curbside residential plastics.

Cascade Cart Solutions worked with Waste Management, the largest garbage and recyclables hauler in North America, to develop the EcoCart, which is made with 10% post-consumer HDPE derived from bulky rigids. Production of the cart will divert over 6 million pounds of post-consumer resin (PCR) from landfills this year.

Read the full article from Plastics Recycling Update.