The Association of Plastic Recyclers

Report: Flat recycling rates point to need for investment

A new report from industry groups said the overall plastic bottle recycling rate in the United States dropped slightly to 28.4 percent in 2019, highlighting the need for additional investment in the sector.

A June 18 report from the Association of Plastic Recyclers and the American Chemistry Council said that in the aggregate the amount of plastic bottles, other rigid containers and film collected for recycling declined by 27 million pounds, or 0.5 percent, in 2019.

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