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Production of recycling-friendly paper liner scales up

The post Production of recycling-friendly paper liner scales up appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Two fiber packaging companies are ramping up production of a recycling-friendly coating for use on foodservice packaging. Commonly used coatings today can inhibit greater container recovery. Cascades Inc. and Sonoco Products Company, through their joint venture Cascades Sonoco, invested $17 … Continue Reading The post Production of recycling-friendly paper liner scales up appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

January saw flat paper exports but lower plastic volume

China consumed more U.S.-generated scrap fiber than any other country in January. Meanwhile, on the plastics side, U.S. exports hit a 14-year low. 14-year low for plastics Overall, the U.S. exported 121.5 million pounds of scrap plastic in January. That’s … Continue Reading The post January saw flat paper exports but lower plastic volume appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

ISRI2019 touches on municipal recycling trends

The post ISRI2019 touches on municipal recycling trends appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Stakeholders from a variety of recycling industry sectors convened for the annual ISRI2019 convention last week. Here are some takeaways from the residential recycling portion of the event. The Residential Recycling Summit, hosted by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries … Continue Reading The post ISRI2019 touches on municipal recycling trends appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

National statistics show stagnant U.S. diversion rate

The country’s recycling and composting rate remains stuck at just over 34 percent, according to the U.S. EPA. The federal agency on July 30 announced the release of its recycling and composting estimates for the U.S. in 2015. According to … Continue Reading The post National statistics show stagnant U.S. diversion rate appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...
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