Lower resin prices squeeze recyclers

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Lower resin prices squeeze recyclers http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20150911/NEWS/150919980/lower-resin-prices-squeeze-recyclers By Jim Johnson  Low oil prices, lower export demand and contamination are all helping to make life more difficult for an important link in the plastic recycling chain these days. The nation’s waste and … Continued

Greeley City Council to hear more recycling center options at Tuesday night work session

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Catherine Sweeney csweeney@greeleytribune.com http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/17859659-113/greeley-city-council-to-hear-more-recycling-center Greeley City Council to hear more recycling center options at Tuesday night work session A tough recycling market continues to spite the city of Greeley, but officials are coming a little closer to fixing the problem. … Continued

Procter & Gamble to use recycled plastic for 230 million laundry products

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http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2418989/procter-gamble-to-use-recycled-plastic-for-230-million-laundry-products Over 230 million laundry products will boast a lower carbon footprint from next year, thanks to a new environmental initiative announced by global consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble yesterday. Household brands, Ariel, Dash and Lenor, are to be … Continued

4 Big Recycling Myths Tossed Out

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http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/06/recycling-myths-blue-bins America’s recycling system is in crisis. That’s the picture the Washington Post recently painted in a damning story on the state of recycling in the United States. First, the mixed-material “blue bins,” designed to decrease the hassle of sorting, are … Continued

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Study: To improve recycling, don’t crush containers Recycling would be well served if Americans reconsidered a long-held approach to how they handle their plastics and other recyclables. Crushing recyclables, including plastic bottles and containers, is an easy way to make … Continued