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March 26, 2020 - Plastics News

 

March 26, 2020 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Post-industrial plastics recyclers seek public attention

While there's a lot of discussion around challenges in recycling consumer packaging like plastic bottles, companies on the industrial side of the recycling ledger say their sector also faces difficulties.

Some of them are calling for things like stronger mandates on using recycled content or other incentives to help level the playing field for recycled materials.

Josh Jones, president and CEO of North Carolina-based Resource Material Handling and Recycling Inc., for example, said in a recent social media post that China's 2018 ban on accepting U.S.-recycled materials and the resin industry "pumping up" production of low-cost virgin plastics put the recycled market in a "dire situation."

Read the full article from Plastics News.

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