June 22, 2020 - Plastics News
APR in the News
Flexible plastic recycling trial reports success, but notes ‘anemic' markets
The plastics industry-funded Materials Recovery For the Future consortium released a report June 16 on its project upgrading a Pennsylvania recycling sorting facility to handle flexible plastic packaging like shopping bags, chip and snack packaging and the increasingly popular stand-up pouches.
The report said the trial project at a materials recovery facility in Birdsboro, Pa., was a success and can be a replicable model for other communities, allowing residents to put those hard-to-recycle materials directly into curbside recycling bins.
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