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June 17, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

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Advertise The takeaways from over a year of flexible film sortation

A multi-stakeholder project was able to hit some goals separating flexible plastic packaging from other recyclables at a MRF. But backers also reported significant hurdles moving material downstream cost-effectively.

The Materials Recovery For the Future (MRFF) initiative this week published its findings after working with the J.P. Mascaro TotalRecycle materials recovery facility (MRF) in Birdsboro, Penn. for over a year.

MRFF is a project of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and also includes a variety of virgin plastic producers, consumer goods companies, industry associations and other stakeholders. (The Association of Plastic Recyclers, which owns Resource Recycling, Inc., is a member of the MRFF project.)

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