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May 2, 2018 - Packaging World

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Hope for recycling?

“There’s never been more emphasis placed on recycling as there has in the last couple of years,” Alexander says.

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May 1, 2018 - Plastics News

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Cornell saw PET bottle commercialization, expansion of recycling programs

David Cornell had a front-row seat in the early years of PET bottle development and plastics recycling.  Now, Cornell is going into the Plastics Hall of Fame.

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April 25, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

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Testing ‘recyclability’ with an eye on sorting systems

Testing protocols developed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers give brand owners the chance to prove their plastic packaging can be correctly sorted at materials recovery facilities.

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April 25, 2018 - Recycling Today

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WasteExpo 2018: Innovation without consideration

Consumer products companies should consider the recyclability of their packaging prior to making any changes.

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April 24, 2018 - Resource Recycling

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In My Opinion: Recycling’s infrastructure opportunity

Increasing end market demand and improving infrastructure are essential ingredients for a sustainable plastics recycling industry – and for recycling as a whole.

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April 23, 2018 - Recycling Today

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ISRI2018: Long-term opportunity

While challenging in the short-term, China's ban on imports of postconsumer plastic scrap could present a long-term opportunity for U.S. processors.

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April 17, 2018 - NBC News

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How robots are reshaping one of the dirtiest, most dangerous jobs

New garbage-sorting bots are as reliable as humans and much faster.  "It's still very early days," said John Standish, technical director of the Association of Plastic Recyclers, a trade group in Washington, D.C. "But I'm very, very optimistic for the future."

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