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UK Plastic Recycling Infrastructure Requires $120M Investment

UK Plastic Recycling Infrastructure Requires $120M Investment

Most flexible plastic packaging in the UK can be recycled, but the collection, sorting, and recycling infrastructure to make that happen requires an investment of around $120 million, says British resource recovery company Axion Group. Approximately 414,000 metric tons of plastic-based flexible packaging is placed on the UK market each … Read more »

Plastic Packaging Hospital Waste Recycling Initiative Kicks Off in the US

Plastic Packaging Hospital Waste Recycling Initiative Kicks Off in the US

The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) kicked off a new project this week to identify successful strategies for recycling the multi-material flexible plastic packaging that is currently being discarded as hospital waste. In collaboration with researchers from UMass Lowell’s Plastics Engineering Department, HPRC plans to test whether commercially available compatibilizers … Read more »

Lego To Start Producing Pieces From Plant-Based Plastic

Lego To Start Producing Pieces From Plant-Based Plastic

Lego plans to begin selling the first pieces produced using plant-based plastic this year. The company says that the polyethylene for these botanical-themed elements will be sourced from sugarcane.

Coke’s Pledge: Collect & Recycle Same Number of Bottles We Sell (Even If They’re Not Ours)

Coke’s Pledge: Collect & Recycle Same Number of Bottles We Sell (Even If They’re Not Ours)

The Coca-Cola Company recently launched a new initiative to collect and recycle the equivalent of every bottle or can it sells globally by 2030. The ambitious plan, called World Without Waste, will focus on the full packaging lifecycle from initial design to repurposing and recycling. “We believe in the circular … Read more »

Amcor Report Highlights Opportunities for Flexible Plastic Packaging Recycling

Amcor Report Highlights Opportunities for Flexible Plastic Packaging Recycling

Australian multinational packaging company Amcor commissioned a report published this month that details new challenges and opportunities around flexible packaging recycling and recovery. Called “Toward Circularity of Post-consumer Flexible Packaging in Asia,” the report was introduced at the recent Responsible Business Forum in Singapore. The publication notes that “the global … Read more »

Plastic Recyclers Offer Shrink Sleeve Label Solutions

In its ongoing effort to address the issues associated with shrink sleeve labels on PET bottles, the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers has released a report offering up a number of solutions to mitigate the contamination of the recycled PET stream with shrink wrap material. The report is the result … Read more »

Plastic Recycling

Plastic Recyclers Address Full Wrap Shrink Label Contamination

The Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers, whose members represent more than 90 percent of the processors of postconsumer plastic bottles in the US, Canada and Mexico, have formed a group to address the rapid growth of full wrap shrink sleeve labels in the marketplace. APR director Steve Alexander says full … Read more »

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