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March 18, 2020 - Plastics News

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Amid economic headwinds, new industry coalition aims to boost PP recycling

Recycling of polypropylene packaging like yogurt cups and margarine containers faces some sizable challenges, but a new industry group is launching with the ambitious goal of trying to transform it into a mainstay of household curbside recycling like PET and high density polythylene bottles.

The Polypropylene Recycling Coalition sees a chance to build on some momentum in domestic PP recycling and — in the wake of China's ban on imported recyclables that upended markets — capture recyclable polypropylene that had been sent overseas or landfilled.

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