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November 28, 2017 - Plastics News

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Study: PET recycling can improve within existing supply base

PET recycling rates in the United States could see a significant boost without adding any additional volume to what’s already being collected, according to a new study from Closed Loop Partners.

The study, “Cleaning the rPET Stream,” recommends a series of interventions in the current system, including capital investments for newer technologies at material recovery facilities, improvement of packaging design for recyclability and “creating more reliable agreements among parties.”


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