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APR releases PP model bale specification

As the supply of post-consumer recycled PP reaches a critical mass, the association releases a model bale specification to reduce the contamination of material in PP bales.
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Recycling Partnership gets rolling with first three cities

A public/private group formed at this year’s Walmart Expo, the Recycling Partnership announces it will assist four U.S. cities to improve their recycling systems.
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65% of consumers confused over plastics recycling

Opinion poll shows that consumer confusion over which plastics to recycle and where to dispose of them creates major hurdle to growth of recycling.
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Funding available for use of How2Recycle label

Organizations offer funding to brand owners, packaging manufacturers, and retailers interested in implementing the SPC’s How2Recycle on-pack labeling system.
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Carton Council releases report on multi-material recycling policy

Best practices at both the state and local levels are examined for policy mechanisms that include disposal bans, recycling policies, and Pay-As-You-Throw service fees.
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Avery Dennison: Label adhesive advances recycling

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #2671! Designed to advance the recycling of PET containers, CleanFlake from Avery Dennison is a range of label materials that includes an adhesive that separates from the PET flake upon recycling resulting in pure PET flakes, the conservation of virgin PET resources, and less landfill waste.
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Dufaylite: Recyclable anti-slip board for pallet packaging

Suitable for layer pads used in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) pallet packaging, Dufaylite’s new Anti-Slip board, part of its Envirolite packaging range, uses the brand's durable, 100% recyclable paper honeycomb technology, and features a simple yet effective coating which forms a film on the surface of paper, allowing for slip angles of up to 45°.
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Garnier Green Garden uses transformed packaging waste

Teaching farm and winner of Garnier Green Garden campaign gets plastic patio tables, trash receptacles, and other plastic items made from recovered beauty care packaging.
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Carton Council speaks on increased recycling opportunities

Jason Pelz, Vice President of Recycling Projects for the Carton Council of North America, discusses the council’s progress in increasing access to carton recycling by 177% since 2009.
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Of Master Recyclers and radiolarians

Okay, show of hands: How many of you packaging professionals out there know that in some states there is such a thing as a Master Recycling Program?

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