Editorial Staff | Resource Recycling

Monoworld Recycling has opened a multi-million dollar facility in Rushden, Northamptonshire to recover a wide range of mixed plastics. more »

Jul 19, 2016 12:00 AM News

A Quebec company using essential oils to prepare polystyrene foam for recycling has raised millions of dollars to build a bigger plant. more »

Jul 18, 2016 3:50 PM News

Canada collected more plastic for recycling in 2014 than it did the year before, with big boosts in curbside-collected film driving the increase. more »

Jul 12, 2016 12:00 AM News

Plastic cans with metal lids might provide consumers with a better look at what's inside, but that doesn't mean the plastic recycling industry is happy about the innovation. more »

Jul 8, 2016 8:36 PM News

Low commodities prices and increasing contamination have forced materials recovery facilities in Great Britain to significantly increase charges to municipal partners, a survey shows. more »

Jul 8, 2016 6:27 PM News

A wet shredder and hydrocyclone separation system from Herbold Meckesheim is helping a Netherlands reclaimer process film for recycling. more »

Jul 8, 2016 1:53 PM News

Industry stakeholders in Europe have developed a way to more quickly decontaminate recovered plastics that have been in contact with pesticides and solvents. more »

Jul 8, 2016 1:40 PM News

An automatic, self-cleaning melt filter from Italian company Fimic uses a unique valve system to collect and discharge contaminants during plastics recycling. more »

Jul 8, 2016 1:28 PM News

Legislation championed by electronics repair advocates failed to advance in the New York legislature this year. more »

Jul 8, 2016 11:32 AM News

The U.S. recovery rate for old corrugated containers hit 92.9 percent in 2015, according to the Corrugated Packaging Alliance. more »

Jun 29, 2016 12:52 PM News

A white paper suggests that the U.S. recovery rate is slightly lower than the rate estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more »

Jun 29, 2016 11:57 AM News

A New Jersey metals recycling company has been hit with more than $120,000 in fines by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. more »

Jun 25, 2016 5:02 PM News

The extended producer responsibility program for packaging in Portugal has seen improving recovery volumes in recent years. more »

Jun 25, 2016 4:19 PM News

A trade group for paper sack manufacturers has made publicly available a recycling symbol and information kit on recycling. more »

Jun 25, 2016 3:03 PM News

Computer giant Dell says it is closing in on its goal of collecting 2 billion pounds of used electronics by 2020. more »

Jun 25, 2016 2:44 PM News

Oregon beverage distributors and bottlers have stepped in to recover water bottles used in the Portland Public Schools system after drinking water was determined to be unsafe due to elevated lead levels. more »

Jun 21, 2016 7:47 PM News

Survey results released by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries indicate buyers of recovered fiber have second thoughts when it comes to material from mixed-waste processing operations. more »

Jun 15, 2016 6:10 PM News

California-based Verdeco Recycling is preparing to open an operation in central Indiana that could annually produce up to 60 million pounds of rPET for food grade applications. more »

Jun 10, 2016 4:07 PM News

A European Union panel has approved the use of Starlinger de-contamination technology to recycle post-consumer PET into 100 percent-recycled-content food and beverage packaging. more »

Jun 8, 2016 12:12 PM News

Recycling facilities will likely encounter more PET water containers in the years ahead. more »

Jun 4, 2016 5:29 PM News

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