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Cost of recycling: EPR gains ground in U.S.

Local and state governments’ lack of funds and brand owners’ desire to see their packaging materials recycled are driving a movement toward EPR in the U.S.
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New program advises: Keep your caps on

New ‘Caps On’ initiative encourages communities to ask residents to include caps on plastic bottles at the time of recycling.
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Road map for more effective U.S. material recovery systems released

GreenBlue offers a free, 90-page report that documents a range of material recovery systems throughout the world that could be adopted in the U.S.
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Widget calculates energy from recyclables

The EPA releases a widget the can be used to determine the energy saved by recycling various types of packaging versus landfilling.
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100 projects identified to reduce plastics-based marine litter

ACC joins other plastics industry stakeholders to outline a global action plan for solutions to marine litter. Plan identifies 100 projects across 32 countries.
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CPGs, pack suppliers support America Recycles Day

The 2011 celebration of America Recycles Day, on Nov. 15, will include events sponsored by companies such as PepsiCo, that encourage consumer recycling.
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O. Berk Company: Leak-free, all-plastic lotion pumps are recyclable

Designed for soaps, lotions, ointments, skin cleansers, sunscreens, moisturizers and more, O.Berk’s “All-Plastic” Lotion Pumps feature a distinctive visual style and smooth dispensing action, with superior top-lifting force and high load resistance.
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New packaging recovery label system to debut in 2012

The voluntary label from GreenBlue has been designed to help reduce consumer confusion over recycling and to provide a consistent, accurate labeling system.
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2010 PET container recycling rate reaches 29%

Report records seventh straight year of U.S. PET recycling rate increase.
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Waste Management invests in Recyclebank

WM to provide access to Recyclebank’s green rewards program to its nearly 20 million customers; Recyclebank to assume WM’s Greenopolis social recycling platform

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