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What Happens To All Those Bottle Caps?

If You’re the World Champion Philadelphia Eagles, You Recycle Them… Every Sunday during pro football season, tens of thousands of fans descend upon enormous stadiums, consuming a wide assortment of food and drink—including thousands of bottled soft drinks. Ever wonder what happens to...

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The Ultimate 9 Quick Tips to Recycle More Plastics

According to EPA, recycling can help conserve natural resources, reduce waste, prevent pollution, save energy, create jobs—and sustain the environment for future generations. Recycling also makes economic sense. Recycling helps generate local revenue, support local recycling jobs, and enable us to...

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Can I Recycle Packing Bubbles and Shipping Pillows?

Don’t you just love getting a package delivered to your door? (I do. Especially if it’s shoes…) But once you’ve got the goods, do you know what to do with the packaging? It’s usually easy to recycle the cardboard shipping box. But just what are you supposed to do with those plastic...

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6 Innovative Technologies That Could Boost Plastics Recycling

Americans recycle 6.3 billion pounds of plastics per year. While that’s an impressive number, there still is much more work to be done. Fortunately, over time, a steady drumbeat of new technologies has helped streamline the recycling process and increase efficiency … so even more plastics can...

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Plastics Recycling: Poised for Further Growth

Previously published in Plastics Engineering and posted with permission from the Society of Plastics Engineers. A year ago in this publication, an article from Plastics Make it Possible® on plastics recycling in 2014 began: “Plastics recycling is growing. Steadily, broadly, expansively.”...

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Recycled Plastic Lumber: Coming to a Park Near You

When you sit down on a park bench to read, watch kids play, or just chill, do you ever really notice what you’re sitting on? That bench could be made with recycled plastics. Park benches, playground equipment, and even backyard decks and furniture made with recycled plastics have become...

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