This video, produced by the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers in collaboration with Publix Super Markets and the American Chemistry Council, aims to help grocery stores generate maximum revenue from in-store recycling efforts by baling #2 high density polyethylene (HDPE) and #5 polypropylene (PP) rigid plastic packaging.
Educating consumers not to crush their recyclables can improve the rate at which these items are recovered by today’s single-steam material recovery facilities (MRFs). This is one of the key takeaways from a report prepared by Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) in conjunction with Reclay StewardEdge and Moore Recylcing Associates. The MRF … Read more »
The recycling of postconsumer plastic film packaging in the US grew 116 million pounds, or 11 percent, in 2013 to reach a reported 1.14 billion pounds, according to a report released today at the 2015 Plastics Recycling Conference. This marks the highest annual collection of plastic film — a category … Read more »