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Recycling Solutions, It Works Elsewhere: Beverage Container Redemption Solutions –Reverse Vending Machines

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LyondellBasell acquires recycling assets in California

Global plastics producer LyondellBasell has acquired mechanical plastic recycling processing machinery and properties in California from recycling company PreZero.Continue Reading→

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‘Fraud’ report traces history of recycling campaigns

A new report, “The Fraud of Plastic Recycling,” traces the public relations campaigns of various plastic producers and lays out the “decades-long campaign of fraud and deception about the recyclability of plastics.” Continue Reading→

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Scrap plastic exports drop to new low

Scrap plastic exports drop to new low

Recovered plastic exports out of the U.S. dropped slightly in 2023, bringing a record low for the fourth consecutive year.

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Long Beach, California, advances Bioenergy Devco plans in shift from WTE to digestion

Following negotiations, an anaerobic digester is set to replace a mass burn facility in Long Beach. The transition occurs amid significant regulatory shifts for such facilities in California over the past decade.

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Arizona partnership micro-factory will process PP, PE

For years, recycling collection has focused on centralizing material and processing high volumes. An Arizona project is exploring other options with a micro-factory.Continue Reading→

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Stakeholders respond to California recyclability report

Stakeholders respond to California recyclability report

California regulators released a preliminary report on which commodities the state might consider recyclable, with promising results for many materials but a handful of low scores that drew criticism from manufacturers and others earlier this month. 

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Textile recycling is at a pivotal moment, experts say

Textile recycling is at a pivotal moment, experts say

Textile production is among the world’s least sustainable industries, but that could change if brands, governments and investors supercharge and interweave recycling systems that already exist in isolation, experts said during a recent webinar from Europe.

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Republic Services to pay nearly $300,000 in settlement with California Teamsters

The union alleges that Republic hired nonunion workers to transport MSW to landfills. An arbitrator ruled in favor of granting the Teamsters back pay for the case.

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Colgate-Palmolive faces lawsuit over ‘misleading’ recyclable toothpaste tube claims

A judge denied the company’s request to throw out a lawsuit that consumers filed a year and a half after Colgate introduced a monomaterial HDPE tube. The product’s recyclability has been hotly debated.